US Olympic Track & Field Team: 8 Events Team USA Will Take Gold in

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US Olympic Track & Field Team: 8 Events Team USA Will Take Gold in
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The United States track and field team only earned seven gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games, their lowest number of event victories in athletics since the 1976 Games.

The 2012 London Games, however, could be a year for U.S. track and field to win double-digit gold medals, a feat they accomplished in five consecutive Summer Olympics from 1984-2000, but have not accomplished since, according to USATF.

The following slides break down the eight track and field events where a member (or in the case of relay teams, members) of Team USA has the best chance of bringing home gold from London.

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