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Greg Rutherford wins long jump gold

Updated: August 4, 2012, 7:11 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

LONDON -- Greg Rutherford rode the atmosphere of a vocal, capacity crowd to win the long jump Saturday and deliver Britain its second Olympic track and field gold medal in a matter of minutes.

Rutherford collected his first medal in a major international meet with a best leap of 8.31 meters.

Mitchell Watt of Australia took silver in 8.16 and Will Claye of the United States secured bronze with a mark of 8.12.

American Marquise Goodwin, who also plays wide receiver for Texas, finished ...

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