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Former Barton sprinter falls short of medal in 200
2012 Summer Olympics
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Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown fell short of the gold medal in the 200-meter dash in her first Summer Olympics since she won the event in Athens in 2004.
The sprinter, who ran for Barton Community College from 2001-03, crossed the finish line just short of a medal in fourth place with a time of 22.38 seconds on Wednesday in London.
The United States’ Allyson Felix claimed the gold with a mark of 21.88. Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce finished second and Carmelita Jeter of the USA took the bronze.
Campbell-Brown competes as a leg of Jamaica’s 4x100 relay team in the first round of the event today.

Ryan Brathwaite (BCC 2007-09)
The Barbados hurdler finished in fifth place in the final heat of the 110 hurdles on Wednesday.
He clocked in at 13.40. United States competitors Aries Merritt and Jason Richardson finished first and second, respectively.
Brathwaite qualified for the final heat by equaling his season-best time of 13.23 seconds.

Antanas Kavaliauskas (BCC 2003-05)
Lithuania trailed the whole way in the quarterfinal game against Russia.
Russia prevailed 83-74 to advance to a semifinal game against Spain.
Kavaliauskas played only three minutes, 42 seconds in the game.


Today’s schedule
(Involving athletes with Barton ties)

Men’s triple jump
(Leevan Sands, Bahamas)
1:20 p.m. — Final round

Women’s 4x100-meter relay
(Veronica Campbell-Brown, Jamaica)
2:20 p.m. — First round