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2012 London Olympics: Francena McCorory, Teammates Capture Gold In Women's 4x400M Relay

Saturday at the 2012 Summer Games, two local athletes had the opportunity to earn medals in London. Cyclist Georgia Gould captured a bronze early in the day in the women's mountain bike event, and Saturday afternoon Francenea McCorory of Hampton, Virginia earned a gold medal along with her track teammates in the women's 4x400m relay.

The U.S. team, composed of DeeDee Trotter, Allyson Felix, Sanya Richards-Ross and McCorory blew away the field, winning by almost four seconds with an official time of 3:16.87. The Russians took home the silver with a time of 3:20.23, with Jamaica finishing in 3:20.95, earning the bronze.

McCorory finished seventh earlier in the week in the 400m final, won by relay teammate Richards-Ross. Ross earned two gold medals in London, with Felix capturing three golds.

For a complete schedule of events and dates medals will be awarded, visit NBC Sports' official Olympic website. For complete coverage from the 2012 London Olympics, keep checking this StoryStream and visit SB Nation's Olympics hub.