Ashton Eaton Rio Olympics livestream: Watch defending gold medalist compete in decathlon

AP

American athlete Ashton Eaton is the current decathlon world-record holder — and this week, he will compete to defend his title and win gold at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. 

The decathlon consists of 10 events: discus, javelin, shot put, long jump, high jump, pole vault, 100-meter sprint, 110-meter hurdles, 400 meters and 1,500 meters, making it a grueling test of athletic ability. So far, Eaton has completed the 100-meter sprint, long jump and shot put.

Here's how to watch Eaton compete to win gold again at this Olympics.

Source: Matt Dunham/AP

Eaton's upcoming events

High jump: Livestream the event here at 4:45 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday

400 meters: Livestream the event here at 8:20 p.m. Eastern. on Wednesday

110-meter hurdles: Livestream the event here at 8:30 a.m. Eastern on Thursday

Discus: Livestream the event here at 9:25 a.m. Eastern on Thursday

Pole vault: Livestream the event here at 12:25 p.m. Eastern on Thursday

Javelin: Livestream the event here at 5:35 p.m. Eastern on Thursday

1,500 meters: Livestream the event here at 6:20 p.m. Eastern on Thursday