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Kentucky track athlete Sydney McLaughlin is introduced as the Y during the exhibition game against Georgetown College on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 80-53. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Sydney McLaughlin takes home second gold medal in Tokyo

Barkley Truax August 7, 2021

She did it again. Sydney McLaughlin and her Team USA teammates (Allyson Felix, Dalilah Muhammad, Athing Mu) won gold in the Women’s 4x400m relay with a time of 3:16.85, coming up one second shy of the...

Former Kentucky Wildcat Track and Field star poses with the American Flag at the 2019 World Athletics Championsips. 

Sydney McLaughlin beats her own world record en route to winning gold medal at Tokyo 2020

Hunter Shelton August 3, 2021

Former Wildcat Sydney McLaughlin has fulfilled her Olympic dream, winning gold and breaking her own world record in the women's 400-meter-hurdles final.  An astonishing time of 51.46 seconds from...

Former Kentucky Wildcat Track and Field star poses with the American Flag at the 2019 World Athletics Championsips. 

Five Wildcats advance in first two days of Olympic T&F action

Barkley Truax July 30, 2021

Wildcats have made their mark in track and field so far in Tokyo.Five different members of BBN have advanced to the semi-finals of their respective events, three of which advanced in the same event. Javianne...

Gold medalist and Olympic record holder William Shaner of the United States stands on the podium after winning the mens 10-meter air rifle on Sunday in Asaka, Japan.

Will Shaner takes gold in Tokyo

Barkley Truax July 25, 2021

Will Shaner is an Olympic gold medalist.The 20-year-old took gold with an Olympic-record setting performance of 251.6 over eventual silver medalist, China's Sheng Lihao, 16, who shot 250.9. China's Yang...

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