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• Eaton sets Decathlon WL; Gardener (10.74) and Gatlin (9.80) take US Trials 100m titles

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Ashton Eaton won the 2-day Decathlon competition, while Justin Gatlin and English Gardener conquered 100m titles on third day at the USA Track and Field Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon on Sunday. 

World record holder, Olympic and World Champion Eaton showed a very stable performance during a 2-day decathlon contest to score 8,750 points a new world leading mark.

English Gardener set a new personal best of 10.74 seconds to beat very deep women's 100m final. Runner-up Tianna Bartoletta also clocked a very fast 10.78 seconds beating Tori Bowie into third place by only 0.003 seconds. Fourth and fifth place finishers Morolake Akinosun and Jenna Prandini clocked 10.95 and 10.96 respectively. 

Meanwhile twice for doping banned Justin Gatlin clocked a new world lead of 9.80 seconds to win the men's 100m final. World Championships 100m bronze medalist  and world indoor 60m champion,Trayvon Bromell, equalled his personal best of 9.84 seconds to take second with Marvin Bracy in third in 9.98 seconds. 


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