Former Texas Tech standout Sally Kipyego advanced to the finals of the women’s 5,000 meter run and former Tech all-American Michael Mathieu moved into the semifinals of the men’s 200-meter dash Tuesday at the Olympics.
US Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas won perhaps the most coveted title in her sport when she took the gold medal in the women’s all-around competition on Thursday in London, becoming the first African-American female gymnast to ever win individual Olympic gold. You can check out Gabby and the members of the USA Men's and Women's Gymnastics Team at the Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions October 7th in Lubbock. The tour is brought to you by National Travel.
Former Texas Tech standouts Jamele Mason and Sally Kipyego will be the first of seven former Texas Tech athletes to complete at the 2012 London Olympics early Friday morning as the track and field events officially begin.