Ashton Eaton of the U.S. competes in the men’s decathlon long jump event at the London 2012 Olympic Games

American Ashton Eaton has the lead in the decathlon through the first two events. (REUTERS/Phil Noble)

American Ashton Eaton has the lead in the decathlon through the first two events. (REUTERS/Phil Noble)

Ashton Eaton of the U.S. competes in the men’s decathlon long jump event at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 8, 2012. REUTERS/Phil Noble (BRITAIN – Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)