Ducks in Rio: Medals galore for current and former ducks!

It's incredible how many current and former Oregon track and field athletes competed at the Olympic Games and we kept track (pun intended) of all of them. See how our Ducks finished in the finals against their international competition.

Sunday, August 21

Galen Rupp (marathon) - BRONZE - The former Duck hung with the lead pack the entire race, while hanging on for bronze and running one of the finest marathon efforts in U.S. history...and it was only the second time he's competed over the 26.2 mile distance.

Carlos Trujillo (marathon) - Competing for Guatemala, Trujillo ran tough to finish 67th overall (out of 155 runners) in 2:20:24.

Saturday, August 22

Matthew Centrowitz (1500m) - GOLD - The surprise performance of the Olympics, Centrowitz ran a perfectly executed race and came out on top of the men's 1500m, becoming the first American to win the event since 1908!

Phyllis Francis (4x400m relay) - GOLD - Francis placed fifth in the women's 400m earlier in the Games, this time teaming up with three other Americans and winning gold with a tremendous third leg split.

Friday, August 19

English Gardner (4x100m relay) - GOLD - Gardner, who placed seventh in the women's 100m earlier in the week, ran the third leg for Team USA in the relay final, running brilliantly and earning her first Olympic medal.

Thursday, August 18

Ashton Eaton (decathlon) - GOLD - The greatest decathlete of all-time proved to be the world's best once again, this time setting the Olympic record with a total of 8893 points. 

Wednesday, August 17

Deajah Stevens (200m) - 7th - Stevens, a rising junior, made the final and ended her remarkable season with a time of 22.65 seconds.

Tuesday, August 16

Devon Allen (110m hurdles) - 5th - The gold medal threat finished fifth place overall in his first international competition, running a time of 13.31 seconds.

Johnathan Cabral (110m hurdles) - 6th - The 23 year old competes for Canada. He trains with Allen in Eugene and finished sixth in the hurdle final in a time of 13.40 seconds.

Monday, August 15

Phyllis Francis (400m) - 5th - What a season for Francis, nearly earning a medal by finishing fifth in 50.41 seconds.

Sunday, August 14

Galen Rupp (10,000m) - 5th - Rupp put himself in contention to win a medal until the final lap when he just didn't have the wheels to hang with the leaders; he gets another shot at a medal in a week in the men's marathon; finished in 27:08.92.

Saturday, August 13

Brianne Theisen-Eaton (heptathlon) - BRONZE - Competing for Canada, the former Duck took home the bronze medal in the women's heptathlon with a fantastic score of 6653 total points.

English Gardner (100m) - 7th - The rising U.S. sprint star didn't have the best of starts, but still placed seventh in the final in 10.94 seconds.

Friday, August 12

Alexi Pappas (10,000m) - 17th - Pappas, who runs for Greece, finished in 31:36.16 and set a national record.