Kentuckians in the Olympics: Aug. 11

August 11, 2012 

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A stunned Tyson Gay of the USA gets a supportive pat from teammate Ryan Bailey following the men's 100m sprint. Gay finished fourth in the race and Bailey fifth.

DAVID EULITT — Kansas City Star/MCT

Athletes with ties to Kentucky who are competing in Olympic events on Saturday (All times EDT):

Tyson Gay (Lafayette High School) — Track and field: Men's 4-by-100 relay for USA. Finals at 4 p.m.

Angel McCoughtry (University of Louisville) — Women's basketball: USA vs. France in gold medal game at 4 p.m.

Gavin Smellie (Western Kentucky University) — Track and field: Men's 4-by-100 relay for Canada. Finals at 4 p.m.

Rondel Sorrillo (University of Kentucky) — Track and field: Men's 4-by-100 relay for Trinidad and Tobago. Finals at 4 p.m.

FRIDAY'S RESULTS

How Kentucky athletes fared:

Anthony Davis (University of Kentucky) — Men's basketball: Davis had one rebound as USA knocked out Argentina 109-83.

Tyson Gay (Lafayette High School) — Track and field: Men's 4-by-100 relay. Gay's USA team qualified first for the finals in 37.38 seconds. Gay did not run Friday but is expected to run for the gold on Saturday.

Gavin Smellie (Western Kentucky University) — Track and field: Men's 4-by-100 relay for Canada. Smellie ran the first leg as his team qualified second to Jamaica in its heat and third overall in :38.05 to advance to Saturday's finals.

Rondel Sorrillo (University of Kentucky) — Track and field: Men's 4-by-100 relay. Sorrillo's Trinidad & Tobago team qualified fifth for Saturday's finals in :38.10 but Sorrillo did not run Friday.

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