Found July 25, 2012 on Double G Sports: Yardbarker Blogger Network
PLAYERS: LaShawn Merritt
  Team USA track star Lashawn Merritt will be looking to defend his Gold medal from Beijing. The 2012 Olympic Games in London are just a few days away now. Actually, some soccer events begin this afternoon but the official opening ceremonies do not take place until Friday night. One of the more popular and exciting events in the summer Olympics is Track & Field, particularly sprints. Lashawn Merritt is the defending Gold medalist in the 400 meter sprint. If you think Lashawn is satisfied with that, think again. This is a hard working, determined individual who has once again trained hard for the opportunity to defend his title. Lashawn was generous enough to take some time out and talk with us about the upcoming games and his mindset in London. 1. Most would say an athlete cannot reach higher than claiming an Olympic Gold medal. You did just that, winning the Gold in Beijing four years ago in the 400 meters. What did winning Gold teach you about yourself? What did it teach you a...
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