US Olympic Track Team 2012: 10 Things You Need to Know About Justin Gatlin

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US Olympic Track Team 2012: 10 Things You Need to Know About Justin Gatlin
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U.S. track and field star Justin Gatlin is one of the fastest men on planet Earth, yet his road to the 2012 Olympic Games has been one paved with disappointment and heartbreak.

Never one to back down from a challenge, Gatlin fought through adversity to become an inspirational figure—someone who has risen like a phoenix from the ashes to become one of the brightest American stars at these Summer Games.

He's a man of grit and determination—someone who believes in himself, regardless of whether or not anyone else feels the same way.

To find out more about Gatlin, follow me as I explore the journey that made the man.

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