Gay still looking for gold

Posted: August 1, 2012 at 4:16 a.m.

Sprinter Tyson Gay (right), shown running with training partner Trell Kimmons, has been forced to keep pushing himself to get in shape coming off his hip injury while other athletes have cut back on training in recent weeks. “I’ve tried to cram in a lot of workouts and a lot of weights in the least amount of time I could,” Gay said last week.

Tyson Gay, the former Arkansas sprinter who has battled back from a hip injury to earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic team in London, was asked earlier this year if winning the gold medal in the 100 meters would be the sweetest accomplishment of his career.

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