KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT/SUBMITTED) -- Tennessee products collected a school-record 10 medals at the 2012 Olympics in London, surpassing the mark of eight set at Atlanta in 1996. The mark of 10 also ranked seventh among all schools and second among SEC programs.
Former Vols and Lady Vols collected five gold medals, one silver and four bronze. Here is a full rundown of the Tennessee medalists:
Tamika Catchings (USA, Women's basketball) » Story
Tianna Madison (USA, Women's track 4x100m relay) » Story
Aries Merritt (USA, Men's track 110-meter hurdles) » Story
Candace Parker (USA, Women's basketball) » Story
DeeDee Trotter (USA, Women's track 4x400-meter relay) » Story
Justin Gatlin (USA, Men's 4x100-meter relay) » Story
Justin Gatlin (USA, Men's track 100m run) » Story
Marie-Eve Nault (Canada, Women's soccer) » Story
DeeDee Trotter (USA, Women's track 400-meter run) » Story
Rhian Wilkinson (Canada, Women's soccer) » Story
Here's a list of the Top 10 colleges that had athletes claim medals in London (Courtesy CollegeSports360.com). Tennessee listed seventh, and second most among SEC schools, behind only Florida (21).
1. USC (24 medals - 12 gold, 9 silver, 3 bronze)
2. Florida (21 medals - 9 gold, 6 silver, 6 bronze)
3. California (17 medals - 11 gold, 1 silver, 5 bronze)
4. Stanford (16 medals - 12 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)
5. Texas (13 medals - 6 gold, 5 silver, 2 bronze)
6. Washington (11 medals - 2 gold, 6 silver, 3 bronze)
7. TENNESSEE (10 medals - 5 gold, 1 silver, 4 bronze)
8. UCLA (8 medals - 6 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
9. Princeton (7 medals - 1 gold 2 silver, 4 bronze)
10T. Connecticut (6 medals - 6 gold)
10T. Michigan (6 medals - 4 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
10T. Georgia (6 medals - 3 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)
10T. Auburn (6 medals - 2 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze)
Here's a list of the Top 10 colleges in terms of gold medals as Tennessee ranked eighth on that list: (Courtesy CollegeSports360.com).
1T. USC (12 gold)
1T. Stanford (12 gold)
3. California (11 gold)
4. Florida (9 gold)
5T. Connecticut (6 gold)
5T. Texas (6 gold)
5T. UCLA (6 gold)
8. TENNESSEE (5 gold)
9. Michigan (4 gold)
10T. Georgia (3 gold)
10T. Arizona (3 gold)
10T. Texas A&M (3 gold)
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