US Olympic trials: Ashton Eaton breaks decathlon world record

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The future is here already. Ashton Eaton, the youngest of the celebrated trio of US decathletes and seen as the eventual heir to a throne disputed by Brian Clay and Trey Hardee, surpassed them both on the second day of the Olympic Trials, to win the decathlon trials and set a new world record of 9039 points, in front of his home team crowd in Eugene.