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SANYA RICHARDS-ROSS Track and field A five-time 400-meter (Credit: AP)

SANYA RICHARDS-ROSS
Track and field
A five-time 400-meter U.S. champion, Richards-Ross came in first in the 400m at the 2012 World Indoor Championships in Istanbul. She ran a 50.11 in the event in Jamaica, one of the fastest times of the year.

Sanya Richards-Ross

Sanya Richards-Ross is a top American sprinter.

United States' Sanya Richards-Ross competes in a women's
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United States' Sanya Richards-Ross competes in a women's 400-meter heat during the athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London Friday, Aug. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

United States' Sanya Richards-Ross competes in a women's
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United States' Sanya Richards-Ross competes in a women's 400-meter heat at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (Aug. 3, 2012)

United States' Sanya Richards-Ross, front left, competes in
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United States' Sanya Richards-Ross, front left, competes in a women's 400-meter heat at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (Aug. 3, 2012)

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United States' Sanya Richards-Ross, right, runs in a
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United States' Sanya Richards-Ross, right, runs in a women's 400-meter heat at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

United States runner Sanya Richards-Ross prepares for training
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United States runner Sanya Richards-Ross prepares for training at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 23, 2012, in Birmingham, England. The opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games are scheduled for Friday, July 27. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

United States runner Sanya Richards-Ross trains for the
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United States runner Sanya Richards-Ross trains for the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 23, 2012, in Birmingham, England. The opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games are scheduled for Friday, July 27. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Sanya Richards-Ross stetches
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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Sanya Richards-Ross stetches during team USA training for athletics on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Sprinter Sanya Richards-Ross
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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Sprinter Sanya Richards-Ross of the United States attends an USOC Athletics press conference on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Main Press Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Sanya Richards-Ross warms
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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Sanya Richards-Ross warms up during team USA training for athletics on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

EUGENE, OR - JUNE 24: Sanya Richards-Ross celebrates
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EUGENE, OR - JUNE 24: Sanya Richards-Ross celebrates after winning the women's 400 meter dash final during Day Three of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 24, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Sanya Richards-Ross reacts after the women's 400m finals
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Sanya Richards-Ross reacts after the women's 400m finals at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Sunday, June 24, 2012, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

EUGENE, OR - JUNE 29: Sanya Richards-Ross competes
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EUGENE, OR - JUNE 29: Sanya Richards-Ross competes in the Women's 200 Meter on day 8 of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 29, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

EUGENE, OR - JUNE 24: Francena McCorory (L)
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EUGENE, OR - JUNE 24: Francena McCorory (L) and Sanya Richards-Ross react after the women's 400 meter dash final during Day Three of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 24, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Sanya Richards-Ross, Jeneba Tarmoh and Tianna Madison cross
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Sanya Richards-Ross, Jeneba Tarmoh and Tianna Madison cross the finish line during the women's 200 meter final at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

EUGENE, OR - JUNE 29: Sanya Richards-Ross competes
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EUGENE, OR - JUNE 29: Sanya Richards-Ross competes in the Women's 200 Meter on day 8 of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 29, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Sanya Richards-Ross celebrates after winning the women's 400
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Sanya Richards-Ross celebrates after winning the women's 400 meters final during Day Three of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. (June 24, 2012)

SANYA RICHARDS-ROSS Track and field A five-time 400-meter
(Credit: AP)

SANYA RICHARDS-ROSS
Track and field
A five-time 400-meter U.S. champion, Richards-Ross came in first in the 400m at the 2012 World Indoor Championships in Istanbul. She ran a 50.11 in the event in Jamaica, one of the fastest times of the year.

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