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Olympics roundup: Donahue helps relay qualify for finals with strong butterfly

Claire Donahue. (Photo from Team USA) Staff report   Friday, the seventh full day of the London Olympics, was the busiest day yet for former Kentucky high school and college athletes. You can see a rundown of the performances from the five Kentucky athletes who competed Friday below:   Track and Field   Former UK runner Jenna Martin qualified 14th for the women’s 400-meter dash...

Four former UK runners qualify for Olympics

When the world’s best track and field athletes convene in London for the 2012 Summer Olympics, four former UK track and field stars will be among them.   Jenna Martin (Canada), Rondel Sorrillo (Trinidad & Tobago), Mikel Thomas (Trinidad & Tobago) and Jose Acevedo (Venezuela) have each punched their tickets to the Olympic games, which will take place in London this year from July 27...