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Sands finishes fifth in triple jump
2012 Summer Olympics
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Leevan Sands of the Bahamas finished fifth in the triple jump on Thursday at the Summer Olympics in London.
Sands, who attended Barton Community College from 2000-02, recorded a distance of 17.19 meters.
The United States’ Christian Taylor and Will Claye finished first and second, respectively. Fabrizio Donato of Italy claimed the bronze.

Veronica Campbell-Brown (Barton 2001-03)
The Jamaican 4x100-meter relay team finished fourth in the qualifying round of the event on Thursday.
The relay team crossed the finish line at 42.37 seconds, a season-best time for the Jamaicans.
Samantha Henry-Robinson, Sherone Simpson, Shillonie Calvert and Kerron Stewart ran in the second heat of the first round for Jamaica. Campbell-Brown was an alternate.