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Shara Proctor placed ninth in the Olympic long jump final (US Presswire)

Wednesday August 8, 2012Complete Coverage of the Gators Competing at the Olympics on Aug. 8

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Shara Proctor placed ninth in the Olympic long jump final (US Presswire)

Shara Proctor was the only Gator letterwinner to compete at the 2012 Olympic Games on Wed., August 8.

 

 

CHECK out today’s Olympic Gator PHOTO GALLERY – courtesy US Presswire

 

 

Track & Field

British record holder Shara Proctor (Great Britain) narrowly missed advancing in the finals of the women’s long jump, finishing ninth overall with her leap of 6.55m/21-6 (+0.2).

 

Proctor is the first Anguillan-born female athlete to participate in the Olympic Games and second Anguillan-born athlete overall (Keith Connor – 1984, bronze medalist in men’s triple jump).

 

 

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

 

 

 

Gator Letterwinners at the 2012 Olympic Games:

Schedule & Results for Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Gator

Sport

Country

Time (ET)

Event

Opponent (if applies)

Result

Shara Proctor

Track & Field

Great Britain

3:05 PM

Final: Long Jump

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Finished 9th, 6.55m/21-6 (+0.2)

 

 

 

Gator 2012 Olympic Games Medal Count:

(10 Medals: 3 Gold, 3 Silver, 4 Bronze)

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

Ryan Lochte

Swimming

U.S.A.

4x200m Free Relay

Gold

Conor Dwyer

Swimming

U.S.A

4x200m Free Relay

Gold

Ryan Lochte

Swimming

U.S.A.

200m Backstroke

Bronze

Ryan Lochte

Swimming

U.S.A.

200m IM

Silver

Elizabeth Beisel

Swimming

U.S.A.

200m Backstroke

Bronze

Will Claye

Track & Field

U.S.A.

Long Jump

Bronze

Lisa Raymond

Tennis

U.S.A.

Mixed Doubles

Bronze

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

Total: 101 medals (47 Gold, 26 Silver, 28 Bronze)

Summer Games: 103 medals (46 Gold, 26 Silver, 28 Bronze)

Winter Games: 1 medal (1 Gold)

 

 

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

 

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