Beijing - Olympic champion broke his own world record as he retained his world decathlon title in Beijing on Saturday.
American threw a season's best 63.63 metres in the javelin before
clocking four minutes, 17.52 seconds in the 1500m to finish with a new
world best total of 9 045 points, eclipsing his previous mark by six
Canada's Damian Warner took silver behind Olympic champion
Eaton, posting a national record of 8 695 points and German Rico
Freimuth the bronze with a personal best of 8 561.