Vols to compete in track & field at Rio Olympics

Justin Gatlin celebrates after winning the men's 100-meter final at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, Sunday, July 3, 2016, in Eugene Ore. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

EUGENE, Ore. (WATE) – More University of Tennessee athletes are heading to Rio for the Olympics.

Track athlete Christian Coleman will be competing in the men’s 4×100 relay as a member of the US Track and Field team. Other Vols on the team include alumni Justin Gatlin, Tianna Bartoletta and Tavis Bailey.

Current student Kali Davis-White will be competing in the women’s 200 meters for Jamaica.

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