London 2012: The Top 10 Medal Hopefuls on the US Men's Track and Field Team

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London 2012: The Top 10 Medal Hopefuls on the US Men's Track and Field Team
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U.S. decathlete Ashton Eaton

In a men’s track and field landscape dominated by Jamaican sprinters and distance runners hailing from Kenya and Ethiopia, there are no sure bets to win gold medals at the London Olympics for Team USA. However, with a deep roster of U.S. athletes spread across every event, Team USA is likely to come out with a lead on the overall medal table when the 2012 Games come to a close.

The U.S. men won 14 total medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and they have enough talent to potentially earn 15 in 2012. The following 10 men are the most likely to stand on a podium in London.

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