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Florida Gator sprinter Jeff Demps added to Olympic team



Florida sprinter Jeff Demps has been added to the 2012 U.S. Track & Field Olympic team, U.S. Track & Field officials said Tuesday.

Demps will be a member of the 4x100-meter relay pool. He is a replacement for Mike Rodgers, who suffered a stress fracture in his left foot.

With Demps' addition to the roster, Florida has 37 letterwinners competing in the 2012 Olympics - an all-time high for the Gators in a single Olympics.

The breakdown is: basketball (1); soccer (2); swimming (23); tennis (1); track and field (10).

[Last modified: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 8:14pm]


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