2012 Summer Olympics, USA Track & Field Preview: Wallace Spearmon Aims To Make His Mark In 200m Dash

The Unites States teams are primed for high-level competition in Track & Field events for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, and two Illinois natives will part of the effort. Wallace Spearmon of Chicago, Illinois headlines the 200-meter men's sprint for the USA, while Algonquin native Evan Jager will take part in the 3000-meter Steeplechase event.

Here's a look at the entire USA Track & Field roster for the 2012 London Olympics:


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Justin Gatlin Tyson Gay
Ryan Bailey
200m Wallace Spearmon
Maurice Mitchell
Isiah Young
400m LaShawn Merritt
Tony McQuay
Bryshon Nellum
800m Nick Symmonds
Duane Solomon
Khadvis Robinson
1500m Leo Manzano
Matt Centrowitz
Andrew Wheating
3000m Steeplechase Evan Jager
Donn Cabral
Kyle Alcorn
5000m Galen Rupp
Bernard Lagat
Lopez Lomong
10,000m Galen Rupp
Matt Tegenkamp
Dathan Ritzenhein
20-K Racewalk Trevor Barron
50-K Racewalk John Nunn n/a
Marathon Meb Keflezighi Ryan Hall Abdi Abdirahman
110m Hurdles Aries Merritt
Jason Richardson
Jeff Porter
400m Hurdles Michael Tinsley
Angelo Taylor
Kerron Clement
High Jump Jamie Nieto
Erik Kynard
Jesse Williams
Pole Vault Brad Walker
Jeremy Scott
Derek Miles
Long Jump Marquise Goodwin
Will Claye
George Kitchens Jr.
Triple Jump Christian Taylor
Will Claye
Shot Put Reese Hoffa
Ryan Whiting
Christian Cantwell
Discus Lance Brooks
Jarred Rome
Jason Young
Javelin Craig Kinsley
Sean Furey
Cyrus Hostetler
Hammer Kibwe Johnson
A.G. Kruger
Decathlon Ashton Eaton
Trey Hardee



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Carmelita Jeter Tianna Madison Allyson Felix
200m Allyson Felix
Carmelita Jeter
Sanya Richards-Ross
400m Sanya Richards-Ross
Dee Dee Trotter
Francena McCorory
800m Alysia Montano
Geena Gall
Alice Schmidt
1500m Morgan Uceny
Shannon Rowbury
Jenny Simpson
3000m Steeplechase Emma Coburn
Bridget Franek
Shalaya Kipp
5000m Julie Culley
Molly Huddle
Kim Conley
10,000m Amy Hastings
Lisa Uhl
Janet Bawcom
20-K Racewalk Maria Michta
Marathon Shalane Flanagan Desiree Davila Kara Goucher
100m Hurdles Dawn Harper
Kellie Wells
Lolo Jones
400m Hurdles Lashinda Demus
Georganne Moline
T'Erea Brown
High Jump Chaunte Lowe
Brigetta Barrett
Amy Acuff
Pole Vault Jenn Suhr
Becky Holliday
Lacy Janson
Long Jump Brittney Reese
Chelsea Hayes
Janay DeLoach
Triple Jump Amanda Smock
Shot Put Jillian Camarena-Williams
Michelle Carter
Tia Brooks
Discus Stephanie Brown-Trafton
Aretha Thurmond
Gia Lewis-Smallwood
Javelin Brittany Borman
Kara Patterson
Rachel Yurkovich
Hammer Amber Campbell
Amanda Bingson
Jessica Cosby
Heptathlon Hyleas Fountain
Sharon Day
Chantae McMillan

For day-to-day broadcasting schedules, visit NBC's Olympics web site.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage of the 2012 London games, check out SB Nation's dedicated Olympics news hub.

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