Jennifer Suhr
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London Olympics | Track and field

Jennifer Suhr
Jennifer Suhr carries the American flag after winning the gold medal in pole vault. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Felix Sanchez
Dominican Republic’s Felix Sanchez crosses the finish line to win the gold medal in the 400-meter hurdles. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Michael Tinsley
Michael Tinsley smiles after winning the silver medal with a personal best time in the 400-meter hurdles. Felix Sanchez of the Dominican Republic took the gold. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Angelo Taylor
A disappointed Angelo Taylor of the United States stays on the track after the 400-meter hurdles. Taylor finished fifth. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Elena Isinbaeva
Two-time gold medal winner Elena Isinbaeva of Russia took the bronze in the women’s pole vault at the 2012 London Olympics. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Allyson Felix
Allyson Felix of the United States, center, pulls ahead to win her heat in the 200 meters. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Hurdle shoes
Jamaica’s Nickiesha Wilson ties her shoe before the start of the 400-meter hurdles. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Women’s steeplechase
Russia’s Yuliya Zaripova, far right, leads a throng of runners on her way to winning the gold medal in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Yuliya Zaripova of Russia leads the field in the women’s 3,000m steeplechase at Olympic Stadium. Zaripova won the race and the gold medal.  (Chuck Myers / MCT)
Bronze in shot put
Russia’s Evgeniia Kolodko screams after winning the bronze medal in the shot put. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)