Two More Gators Earn Medals On Penultimate Day of London 2012
Gainesville- Gator Nation ended its tour of the London 2012 Summer Olympics with 2 more medals on Saturday, bringing the total medal count to 21 medals for the games.
Jeff Demps earned silver as part of the 4x100 relay team for USA.
Even though Demps did not run in the final, he still earned a medal for running in the preliminary round.
Also, Novlene Williams-Mills earned bronze for Jamaica as part of the 4x400 relay team.
Since teammates such as Conor Dwyer and Ryan Lochte (swimming) and Abby Wambach and Heather Mitts (soccer) earned medals as part of the same team, the total number of event medal wins for Gator nation is 19, and 13 different athletes helped earn those awards.
Ryan Lochte was the biggest winner from Gator Nation, earning 5 medals (2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze) in the 2012 games.
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