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WOMEN'S TRACK AND FIELD
PHIL TAYLOR
July 23, 2012
The U.S. will take a pair of strong medal favorites to London in hurdler Lashinda Demus (above, left) and long jumper Brittney Reese. Demus, 29, the world champion in the 400-meter hurdles, missed the Beijing Games after giving birth to twin boys the year before. Reese, 25—who collects Air Jordans in her free time—finished fourth in the long jump in 2008 but has won gold at each of the last two outdoor world championships.
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July 23, 2012

Women's Track And Field

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The U.S. will take a pair of strong medal favorites to London in hurdler Lashinda Demus (above, left) and long jumper Brittney Reese. Demus, 29, the world champion in the 400-meter hurdles, missed the Beijing Games after giving birth to twin boys the year before. Reese, 25—who collects Air Jordans in her free time—finished fourth in the long jump in 2008 but has won gold at each of the last two outdoor world championships.

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