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Tennessee Track & Field Olympic Update

Two products of the University of Tennessee track & field program earned bronze medals on Sunday at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. In her third appearance at the Games, DeeDee Trotter captured her first individual medal to go along with the gold she won in 2004 as a member of the USA 4x400m relay team. Justin Gatlin, meanwhile, collected his fourth Olympic medal in his second trip to the Games. In 2004, Gatlin won gold in the 100m, silver in the 4x100m relay and bronze in the 200m.

- UTSports.com Recap: Trotter, Gatlin Earn Olympic Bronze

 Here are some news items after their performances at Olympic Stadium on Sunday:

-           JUSTIN GATLIN

-       - Knoxville News Sentinel: Justin Gatlin wins bronze in fast 100

-          - Pensacola News Journal: Justin Gatlin's bronze shines as bright as gold

-          - The Guardian: Justin Gatlin on winning 100m bronze at London 2012 Olympics - video

-          - The Washington Times: Tears flow for Gatlin and Gay after 100 final

       

        DEEDEE TROTTER

-           - Knoxville News Sentinel: Former Lady Vol DeeDee Trotter takes bronze in 400 meters

-          - NBC Olympics: DeeDee Trotter's legacy as clean athlete bronzed

-          - Examiner.com: DeeDee Trotter thanks fans after winning bronze in 400 meters: 'I'm so excited'

 


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