Atlanta brings Olympians to track

Atlanta Motor Speedway brought some golden talent to the track Sunday afternoon. Local gold medalists DeeDee Trotter, Vincent Hancock and Jamie Lynn Gray were on sight touring the track and planning to take in Sunday's AdvoCare 500. Trotter was a member of the 4x400 track and field relay team that won the gold medal at the Summer Olympics. She also won bronze in the 400. ...
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September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Gold for U.S. women in 4x400m relay

The American women won gold in the 4x400 meter relay at the Olympics on Saturday with a time of 3:16.87. Anchored by Sanya Richards-Ross the U.S. women crushed the field crossing the finish line without any pressure from the competition.   Russia got the silver medal in 3:20.23 while Jamaica wins the bronze in 3:20.95. The American women set the world record and won the 4x100m race on Friday.  
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August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

US women cruise to 4x400 relay win

Allyson Felix won her third gold medal of the London Olympics, giving the United States a 20-meter lead after the second leg of the 4x400-meter relay and then watching teammate Sanya Richards-Ross bring home the victory Saturday night. The U.S. runners finished in 3 minutes, 16.87 seconds for the country's fifth straight Olympic title in the event. Russia finished second in...
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August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

US, Jamaica reach women's 4x400-meter relay final

The United States and Jamaica advanced to the Olympic final of the women's 4x400-meter relay Friday night. Both high-profile teams easily won their preliminary heats. With 400 bronze medalist DeeDee Trotter running the anchor leg after Keshia Baker, Francena McCorory and Diamond Dixon circled the track, the Americans finished in 3 minutes, 22.09 seconds. Jamaicans Christine...
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August 10, 2012  |  Discuss


''The Olympic trials prepared us for any kind of weather. I mean, we had pretty much four seasons in Eugene, (Ore.), so bring it on. If it wants to rain, if it wants to be windy, throw a tornado out there, USA is going to run and we're going to run fast every time.'' - U.S. runner DeeDee Trotter after winning a 400-meter qualifier in the rain at Olympic Stadium...
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