I believe that Ashton Eaton will defend his title. There are so many events and he can make up ground in his better events. Currently, he's in second place, which is unfamiliar territory for him, but he's a champion and has set world records for points, so I think he'll be golden.
Ashton Eaton is considered the world's greatest athelte for a reason. He continues to be a great athlete and become better each year. He seems to enjoy decathlon's and the challenge that they provide and as long as he does, it is likely that he will continue to defend his title when he can.
Yes, Ashton Eaton will defend his decathlon title. He has shown time and again throughout his athletic career that he has what it takes to be the best of the best. Ashton is an extremely hard worker and is currently in his prime. He will defend his title and make history.
At just 28 years of age, Ashton Eaton is still in top physical condition. He is a veteran of the Olympics and capable of handling the stress and rigors of competition. Eaton has already proven himself to be a champion athlete and has a very good chance of winning the decathlon again.