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One Year Out | UO Olympic Medalists

Jul 30, 2020

EUGENE, Ore. – In one year's time, the track and field schedule is set to begin—July 30, 2021—at the rescheduled Olympic Games in Tokyo. The U.S. Olympic Team Trials are scheduled for June 18-27, 2021, at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon.
 
Collectively, UO track and field has won 22 Olympic medals—10 gold, seven silver, five bronze—in program history. A total of 17 Ducks have won an Olympic medal including two-time medalists Joaquim Cruz, Otis Davis, Ashton Eaton, Galen Rupp and Mac Wilkins.
 
A look at the Ducks' past Olympic medalists…
 
1908 – site: London
Silver
Dan Kelly (USA) – broad jump
 
1912 – site: Stockholm
Bronze
Martin Hawkins (USA) – high hurdles
 
1932 – site: Los Angeles
Silver
Ralph Hill (USA) – 5,000m
 
1936 – site: Berlin
Silver
Mack Robinson (USA) – 200m
 
1960 – site: Rome
Gold
Otis Davis (USA) – 400m, 4x400m
 
1964 – site: Tokyo
Bronze
Bill Dellinger (USA) – 5,000m
Harry Jerome (CAN) – 100m
 
1976 – site: Montreal
Gold
Mac Wilkins (USA) – discus
 
1984 – site: Los Angeles
Gold
Joaquim Cruz (BRA) – 800m
 
Silver
Mac Wilkins (USA) – discus
 
1988 – site: Seoul
Silver
Joaquim Cruz (BRA) – 800m
Lisa Martin (AUS) - marathon
 
2012 – site: London
Gold
Keshia Baker (USA) – 4x400m
Ashton Eaton (USA) – decathlon
 
Silver
Galen Rupp (USA) – 10,000m
 
2016 – site: Rio de Janeiro
Gold
Matthew Centrowitz (USA) – 1,500m
Ashton Eaton (USA) – decathlon
Phyllis Francis (USA) – 4x400m
English Gardner (USA) – 4x100m
 
Bronze
Galen Rupp (USA) – marathon
Brianne Theisen-Eaton (CAN) - heptathlon
 
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