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U.S. Runner Finishes With Broken Leg

Not even a broken leg could stop U.S. runner Manteo Mitchell from finishing the last 200 meters of his relay. With about half a lap of the 4 x 400-meter relay preliminaries to go, Mitchell felt a pop in his left leg. He finished the lap at 46.1 seconds, for a total of 2 minutes, 58.87 seconds, which led Team USA to tie for first with the Bahamas. After the race, a doctor informed him he had broken his left fibula. "I figured it's what almost any person would've done in that situation," Mitchell said.

August 9, 2012 3:54 PM