August 9, 2012
This combination of eleven photos shows in the center frame, United States' Ashton Eaton being embraced by his fiancee Brianne Theisen after winning gold in the decathlon following the 1500-meter race during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. The other ten frames show Eaton competing in the ten disciplines that comprise the decathlon event over two days, Wednesday to Thursday, Aug. 8-9, at the London Olympics - from top left, clockwise: the long jump, shot put, high jump, 400-meter run, 110-meter hurdles, pole vault, 1500-meter run, 100-meter run, javelin and discus.
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