#OlympicCanes
Watch Lauryn Williams bring home the baton for Team USA in the prelims of the 4x100m on Thursday. The squad recorded a near-record time to help advance to the finals.

Watch Lauryn Williams bring home the baton for Team USA in the prelims of the 4x100m on Thursday. The squad recorded a near-record time to help advance to the finals.

T’erea Brown recorded a sixth-place finish in the finals of the 400m hurdles. “Thank you to everyone for all of the love I have received on this journey…we still got some more meets left before I shut it down,” she wrote on twitter.

T’erea Brown recorded a sixth-place finish in the finals of the 400m hurdles. “Thank you to everyone for all of the love I have received on this journey…we still got some more meets left before I shut it down,” she wrote on twitter.

Murielle Ahoure won her heat in Round One of the 100m dash, setting a personal and Ivory Coast national record (10.99) in the process. The sprinter will run in the semifinals on Saturday.

Murielle Ahoure won her heat in Round One of the 100m dash, setting a personal and Ivory Coast national record (10.99) in the process. The sprinter will run in the semifinals on Saturday.

An athlete must be incredibly talented to make it to the Olympic games. To run in those games three times takes an even more extraordinary amount of skill, and Florida has its own Olympic Super Girl in University of Miami alumna Lauryn Williams.
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NBC Miami profiles #OlympicCane track star T’erea Brown leading up to the Olympic Games in London. Produced by Chris Clark

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Hectic.
That’s the only word Amy Deem mustered to describe life these days. After coaching the University of Miami women’s track and field team for 21 years, a bonus summer gig offers a time-management challenge with international implications. By Michael Casagrande (Sun Sentinel)

Hectic.

That’s the only word Amy Deem mustered to describe life these days. After coaching the University of Miami women’s track and field team for 21 years, a bonus summer gig offers a time-management challenge with international implications. By Michael Casagrande (Sun Sentinel)

New post on Lauryn Williams by Michael Casagrande of the Sun Sentinel: “Past Olympic relay troubles not troubling former UM star heading to London Olympics”

New post on Lauryn Williams by Michael Casagrande of the Sun Sentinel: “Past Olympic relay troubles not troubling former UM star heading to London Olympics”