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There are five athletes with Santa Clarita ties appearing in the 2012 London Olympics. We have a schedule of when they will be competing.

Allyson Felix

Allyson Felix – Track

The Valencia native is scheduled to appear in three separate track events in London.

100 Meters
Friday, August 3rd, 2:40 a.m. PDT Preliminaries
Friday, August 3rd, 11:05 a.m. PDT, First Round
Saturday, August 4th, 11:35 a.m. PDT, Semi-Finals
Saturday, August 4th, 1:55 p.m. PDT, Final

200 Meters
Monday, August 6th, 11:20 a.m. PDT, Round 1
Tuesday, August 7th, 12:25 p.m. PDT, Semi-Finals
Wednesday, August 8th, 1:00 p.m. PDT, Final

4X100 Meter Relay
Thursday, August 9th, 12:20 p.m. PDT, Round 1
Friday, August 10th, 12:40 p.m. PDT, Final

Alysia Montano

Alysia Montano – Track

The Canyon grad will be competing in what is considered track’s longest sprint – the 800 meters.

800 Meters
Wednesday, August 8th, 3:35 a.m. PDT, Round 1
Thursday, August 9th, 11:30 a.m. PDT, Semi-Finals
Saturday, August 11th, 1:00 p.m. PDT, Final


Lashinda Demus

Lashinda Demus – Track

The College of the Canyons assistant track coach is the U.S. National champion in the 400-meter hurdles

400-Meter Hurdles
Sunday, August 5th, 11:00 a.m. PDT, Round 1
Monday, August 6th, 12:15 p.m. PDT, Semi-Finals
Wednesday, August 8th, 12:45 p.m. PDT, Final


Anthony Ervin

Anthony Ervin – Swimming

The 31-year old Hart grad may be the comeback story of the year as it’s been 12 years since he won gold in the Sydney Olympics. Should he medal, the story will be complete.

50-Meter Freestyle
Thursday, August 2nd, 2:00 a.m. PDT, Heat 6
Thursday, August 2nd, 11:30 a.m. PDT, Semi-Finals
Friday, August 3rd, 12:00 Noon PDT, Finals


David Smith

David Smith – Men’s Volleyball

A Saugus grad and UC-Irvine alum, Smith is a middle blocker on the 12-man squad.  He was a First Team All-American in 2007, the year the Anteaters won the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Volleyball Championship.

Men’s Volleyball (Group B Pool Play)
Sunday, July 29th, 8:45 a.m. PDT, USA vs. Serbia
Tuesday, July 31st, 8:45 a.m. PDT, USA vs. Germany
Thursday, August 2nd, 12:00 Noon PDT, USA vs. Brazil
Saturday, August 4th, 8:45 a.m. PDT, USA vs. Russia
Monday, August 6th, 12:00 Non PDT, USA vs. Tunisia

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