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Sprinter Tyson Gay is focused on career in bobsleigh

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Sprinter Tyson Gay is focused on career in bobsleigh

Tyson Gay is going next week to the U.s. championships for the pushers in the bobsleigh.

The sprinter was last month is still active at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro with the 4×100 meter estafetteploeg. He ended with his team, initially as a third.

The foursome was later disqualified due to a faulty switch. In London 2012 he won silver with the estafetteploeg, but because of doping, had the medal later be returned.

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The American is not the first person to step into the bobsleigh. Lauryn Williams captured the first olympic medals in the sprint and then in 2014 as bobsleester in Sochi silver to win. She became the first American athlete in both the Summer and the Winter games an olympic medal obtained.

In addition Gay also do sprinter Ryan Bailey and hurdle-walker Lolo Jones to the olympic games. The matches for the upcoming season will be from Wednesday to Saturday, held in Calgary.

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