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Ryan Lochte (second from left) earned his second medal in London (US Presswire)

Saturday July 28, 2012Complete Coverage of Gators Competing at the Olympic Games on July 29

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Ryan Lochte (second from left) earned his second medal in London (US Presswire)

University of Florida letterwinners collected another medal at the 2012 Olympic Games, with Gator great Ryan Lochte collecting his second medal of the Games, as he was a member of the U.S.A. menís swimming 4x100m free style relay team that competed on Sunday.

 

Gator letterwinners were competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in the sport of swimming on Sun., July 29.

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Swimming

 

It was the much anticipated final of the menís 4x100m freestyle relay that headlined the evening swim session. France was looking to avenge the last second loss to the United States from four years ago. The group of Nathan Adrian, Michael Phelps, Cullen Jones and Ryan Lochte took to the pool for the USA. Lochte anchored the team to a silver medal, finishing just behind France in a time of 3:10.38. Lochte now has two medals so far in the London Olympics.

 

Two Gators took to the pool for the 200m freestyle as Ryan Lochte and Brett Fraser swam in the first heat of the semifinals. Lochte finished second in the heat in a time of 1:46.31 and Fraser finished sixth with a time of 1:47.01. Lochte advances to the finals as the fifth-place qualifier. The final will take place Monday, July 30 at 2:42 p.m. ET.

 

Gemma Spofforth improved on her time from the heats in the 100m backstroke clocking in at 59.70 to finish third in her heat.† Incoming freshman Sinead Russell was in the second semifinal heat of the 100m backstroke.† She finished eighth with a time of 1:00.57. Spofforth advances to the final as the sixth-place qualifier. The final will take place Monday, July 30 at 2:49 p.m. ET.

 

Check back Monday for the exciting finals of the 200m freestyle and 100m backstroke, as well as more heats in the morning beginning at 5 a.m. ET.

 

 

Check HERE for a detailed schedule of all Olympics events involving Gators!

 

 

Gators in the 2012 Olympic Games:

Schedule & Results for Sunday, July 29, 2012

Gator

Sport

Country

Time (ET)

Event

Result

Sinead Russell

Swimming

Canada

5:00 AM

Heats: 100m Backstroke

5th in heat, advanced to semifinals, 1:00.10

Gemma Spofforth

Swimming

Great Britain

5:00 AM

Heats: 100m Backstroke

4th in heat, advanced to semifinals, 1:00.05

Brett Fraser

Swimming

Cayman Islands

5:20 AM

Heats: 200m Freestyle

5th in heat, advanced to semifinals, 1:47.74

Shaune Fraser

Swimming

Cayman Islands

5:20 AM

Heats: 200m Freestyle

8th in heat, 1:48.53

Ryan Lochte

Swimming

U.S.A.

5:20 AM

Heats: 200m Freestyle

2nd in heat, advanced to semifinals, 1:46.45

Bradley Ally

Swimming

Barbados

6:03 AM

Heats: 100m Backstroke

1st in heat, 56.27

Omar Pinzon

Swimming

Colombia

6:03 AM

Heats: 100m Backstroke

2nd in heat, 55.37

Melani Costa-Schmid

Swimming

Spain

6:23 AM

Heats: 400m Freestyle

5th in heat, 4:06.75

Brett Fraser

Swimming

Cayman Islands

2:37 PM

Semifinals: 200m Freestyle

6th in semifinal heat, 1:47.01, did not advance

Ryan Lochte

Swimming

U.S.A.

2:37 PM

Semifinals: 200m Freestyle

2nd in semifinal heat, 1:46.31, advanced to final

Sinead Russell

Swimming

Canada

3:52 PM

Semifinals: 100m Backstroke

8th in semifinal heat, 1:00.57, did not advance to final

Gemma Spofforth

Swimming

Great Britain

3:52 PM

Semifinals: 100m Backstroke

3rd in semifinal heat, 6th overall to advance to final, 59.70

Ryan Lochte

Swimming

U.S.A

3:54 PM

Final: 4x100m Freestyle Relay

WON SILVER MEDAL, 3:10.38

 

 

 

Gator 2012 Olympic Games Medal Count:

(3 Medals: 1 Gold, 2 Silver)

Gator

Sport

Country

Event

Medal

Ryan Lochte

Swimming

U.S.A.

400m IM

Gold

Elizabeth Beisel

Swimming

U.S.A.

400m IM

Silver

Ryan Lochte

Swimming

U.S.A

4x100m Free Relay

Silver

All-Time Gator Olympic Games Medal Count (since 1968):

Total: 94 medals (45 Gold, 25 Silver, 24 Bronze)

Summer Games: 94 medals (44 Gold, 25 Silver, 24 Bronze)

Winter Games: 1 medal (1 Gold)

 

 

For all of the latest information on Gators competing at the 2012 Olympic Games, please visit http://www.gatorzone.com/olympics/2012/ or follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/@OlympicGators.

 

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