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August 23, 2010
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August 23, 2010

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Shining Examples

GOLD Tyson Gay, Track and Field

A week after upsetting Usain Bolt in Stockholm, Gay (below) affirmed his status as 2010's best sprinter, blazing to a win in London last Friday in 9.78 seconds, the fastest time in the world this year.

SILVER Jonathan Horton, Gymnastics

Horton defended his national all-around title in Hartford, rallying in the final two rotations to overtake Danell Leyva. Horton clinched his crown with scores of 16.200 on still rings and 16.050 on vault.

BRONZE David Boudia, Diving

The Beijing Olympian scored 605.40 points to break his own U.S. record in winning the 10-meter platform event last Saturday at the nationals in College Station, Texas. Boudia also teamed with Nick McCrory to win the 10-meter synchro title.