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Felix Sanchez wins 400 hurdles

Updated: August 6, 2012, 8:08 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Felix Sanchez ran the Olympic 400-meter hurdles final with the memory of his late grandma on his mind and in his heart.

He ran with a photo of the two of them pinned beneath his race bib, and "Abuela" -- Spanish for "Grandmother" -- written on his yellow spikes.

And after those shoes carried him to a no-doubt-about-it victory in 47.63 seconds Monday night for his second career gold at age 34, and the Dominican Republic's first medal of the 2012 Games, Sanchez pulled out that ...

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