Jeff Demps, the former Florida Gator and Groveland South Lake standout, earned his first Olympic medal.
Demps did not run in the finals of the 4x100-meter relay, but the American team placed second. As a result, Demps was awarded a silver medal for running in the qualifying round and contributing to the team.
Usain Bolt led the Jamaican team to the gold medal, finishing with a time of 36.84 seconds. The American team of Trell Kimmons
, Justin Gatlin
, Tyson Gay
and Ryan Bailey
fiished with a time of 37.04, tying the old world record Bolt helped Jamaica set during last year's world championships.
Gay and Gatlin work out at the National Training Center in Clermont.
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