2012 Olympics | July 27 - August 12

U.S. Athletes To Watch In London

Ashton Eaton Text: Kevin Fixler, SI.com
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Ashton Eaton

The collegiate track and field athlete of the year in 2010, Eaton's star has only risen since. The University of Oregon product is the clear-cut favorite to win the decathlon after breaking the 11-year-old world record at the U.S. Olympic Trials in June. Anything less than gold for the 24-year-old would be a bit of a surprise.
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