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Bromell, United States Takes Third in 4x100m Relay, Later Disqualified

Athletics - Olympics: Day 9 Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Trayvon Bromell ran the anchor leg for the United States in the 4x100m relay and grabbed the bronze medal for the team. After placing eighth in 100-meter final race on August 14, Bromell revealed that he has been hindered by a strained Achilles tendon and will need surgery. He still managed to power through and claim a spot on the podium for the United States. The team finished with a 37.62 second time. Sic ‘Em, Trayvon!

Note: After this article was written, the men were disqualified for an early hand-off on the first leg of the race.