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Can Justin Gatlin Win Gold in Rio?

August 14th, 2016 Comments off

Jamaica has been dominating the sprinter scene in the Olympics. Usain Bolt has been the king in the men’s 100m and 200m. Justin Gatlin is the USA’s best hope for winning gold in the Rio Olympics. Can he get it done?

Justin Gaitlin

Elaine Thompson Wins 100m in Rio Olympics

August 13th, 2016 Comments off

Elaine Thompson

Elaine Thompson wins title of world’s fastest women by winning the 100m representing Jamaica in the Rio Olympics 2016.

2012 Olympic Athletes to Watch: Walter Dix

April 13th, 2012 Comments off

Walter Dix is a U.S. sprinter to watch out for in 2012. Walter Dix was born on January 31, 1986. This American sprinter specializes in the mens 100 meter and 200 meter sprints. This talented athlete is currently listed at 5′ 9” and 190 lbs and he is from from Coral Springs, Florida. Walter dix set a state record of 10.28 seconds in the 100m and broke the 200m Florida high school record with 20.62 seconds in his final year at Coral Springs High School in 2004.

Walter Dix is definitely one of the 2012 Olympic athletes to watch. Dix won bronze medals in both the mens 100m and 200m in the 2008 Olymbics Look for Dix to make his presence felt in the 2012 Olympics this year.

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Florence Griffith-Joyner – 1988 Olympics 100m Final

July 30th, 2011 Comments off

Florence Griffith-Joyner, known as Flo Jo, is my favorite female sprinter of all time. She still holds the world records in both the women’s 100m and 200m races.

Check out the video of Florence Griffith-Joyner winning the womens 100m gold medal in the 1988 World Olympics: