Thursday , 25 April 2024


The Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton announced his retirement

Two-time Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton announced his retirement, saying he had given everything he could to the sport. "I give everything to the decathlon. I did all I could. Thank u for making it the best time of my life. I'm retiring," said Eaton on his Twitter account.

The 28-year-old American, who holds the world record in both the decathlon and indoor heptathlon events, won gold in the multi-event discipline at the 2012 London Olympics and successfully defended his crown at the Rio Games last August.

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