US’s Trey Hardee competes in the men’s d

Trey Hardee is closing the gap on fellow American Ashton Eaton in the decathlon. (AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE)

Trey Hardee is closing the gap on fellow American Ashton Eaton in the decathlon. (AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE)

US’s Trey Hardee competes in the men’s decathlon discus throw at the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 9, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFEFRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages