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 – Track
The Valencia native is scheduled to appear in three separate track events in London.
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
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 – Track
The Canyon grad will be competing in what is considered track’s longest sprint – the 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 – Track
The College of the Canyons assistant track coach is the U.S. National champion in the 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 – 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.
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 – 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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