Looking out at the faces more than 600 teenagers at Laurel High School, three-time Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines told the students that, no so long ago, he was just like them.
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From Olympics to the streets: Medalist swimmer homeless in California by Bruce Newman San Jose Mercury News Published Apr 15, 2013 10:14AM MDT PALO ALTO, Calif. • At 16, he had the long, tapering swimmer’s muscles that made it impossible for anyone who saw Brian Job in a pool to miss what he was — a budding champion, who that year would win a bronze medal in the 200-meter...
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Olympic gold medalist swimmer Tyler Clary will serve as the honorary starter for the race, the racetrack announced Friday, June 7.
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Heather Mitts, who played on three gold medal teams and professional soccer, will serve as a sideline reporter and as an ambassador for the Union this season
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Gold medalist Cullen Jones tells how, at age 5, he had to be resuscitated at the bottom of a water slideTwo-time gold-medal-winning Olympic swimmer Cullen Jones vividly recalls the summer day 24 years ago when his parents took him to Dorney Park's Wildwater Kingdom.
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Stan Vickers, who won a bronze medal for Great Britain in the 20km walk at the 1960 Rome Olympics, has died at the age of 80. After the race, Vickers sat down to rest and was carried off by ambulance crew.
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Dylan Armstrong of Kamloops, B.C., may end up with an Olympic bronze medal after Belarusian Andrei Mikhnevich, who beat him for bronze in 2008 in Beijing, received a lifetime ban for a doping violation.
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Swimmer Brian Job won a bronze medal in the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, but decades later he's homeless and suffering from mental illness.
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Olympic gold medalist David Boudia will lead a team of 15 American divers at the world championships in Barcelona, Spain, in July
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Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, a Swedish team member, dies when the team's catamaran capsizes in San Francisco Bay. He had won Olympic gold and silver medals in sailing.A British Olympic gold medalist in sailing was killed Thursday when a catamaran training for the upcoming America's Cup capsized in San Francisco Bay.
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