Jared Connaughton

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Former sprinter Jared Connaughton competed for Canada at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He advanced to the semifinals of the 200-meter dash and ran the third leg of the 4x100-meter relay. The Canadians thought they had earned a bronze medal in the relay but were disqualified because Connaughton stepped out of his lane. He earned widespread media praise for how he handled the disappointment.

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