San Diego’s Olympic Medalists

Local athletes who are bringing home some hardware.

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The U.S. women's water polo team - with locals Kelly Rulon and Annika Dries - poses with the gold medal on August 9, 2012.
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The team had United States coach Adam Krikorian pose with all of their gold medals.
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Will Claye, the youngest track and field athlete at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center, poses with his silver medal in the men's triple jump on August 9, 2012. It's the second medal for Claye in one week. He's the first man in 76 years to win medals in both horizontal jumps at the same Games. "I wish I had one more event!" Claye said with a big smile.
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Rachel Buehler with the United States soccer team celebrates with the the gold medal after defeating Japan by a score of 2-1.
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Temecula athlete Sarah Hammer stands on the podium Tuesday after winning a silver medal in cycling's omnium - her second silver medal of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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(L-R) Silver medalist Sarah Hammer of the United States, Gold medalist Laura Trott of Great Britain, and Annette Edmondson of Australia celebrates during the medal ceremony for the Women's Omnium Track Cycling on Day 11
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Eight years between gold medals, 35-year-old hurdler Felix Sanchez celebrates after winning the Men's 400m Hurdles final Monday.
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The University City High School graduate explained how he learned a family member had passed away just before he raced in the event for the Dominican Republic.
Hurdler Felix Sanchez, of the Dominican Republic, kneels on the ground in front of a picture of his grandmother after winning the men's 400m hurdles final.
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Sanchez was overcome with emotion on the medal stand.
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Felix Sanchez of Dominican Republic during the medal ceremony on Day 10.
Members of the U.S. women's eight team embraces coxswain Mary Whipple after winning the gold medal in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012.
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The gold-medal winning women's eight crew trains with other rowers at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center.
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Members of the United States team celebrate winning gold moments after the race.
To secure their place in the team gold medal match, archers Brady Ellison, Jake Kaminski and Jacob Wukie all shot 10's at the last moment.
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Ellison, Kaminski and Wukie pose on the medal stand with their silver medals.
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The trio lives and trains at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center.
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Bronze medalist Will Claye celebrates after the Men's Long Jump Final on Day 8. Claye lived and trained at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center.
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Bronze medalist Will Claye of the United States poses on the podium for Men's Long Jump on Day 9
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Temecula's Sarah Hammer (L) took home silver in the Women's Team Pursuit Track Cycling on Day 8.
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Hammer and her teammates are joined by fellow medalist Jennie Reed.
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The bronze medal winning U.S. Men's Four crew moments after they finished their race at the London Olympics.
Congrats USA Men Rowing Team #go4gold #teamusa #rowing #olympics
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Scott Gault, Charles Cole, Henrik Rummel and Glenn Ochal of the United States celebrate with their bronze medals.
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The women of U.S. rowing's quadruple sculls team celebrate their bronze medal finish on August 1, 2012 in Windsor, England.
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Adrienne Martelli, Megan Kalmoe, Kara Kohler and Natalie Dell of the United States stand on the podium. The team trains with other rowers at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center.
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