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USC’s Olympic gold medal streak continues

Clement Lefert wins gold
From left, gold medallists Amaury Leveaux, Fabien Gilot, Trojan Clement Lefert and Yannick Agnel of France pose on the podium during the medal ceremony following the 400-meter freestyle relay. (Photo/Clive Rose, Getty Images)

Former Trojan All-American Clement Lefert won a gold medal as part of France’s 400-meter freestyle relay, extending USC’s streak of winning at least one gold medal at every Summer Olympic Games since 1912.

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Aiming for the gold

Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
USC alumna Rebecca Soni shoots for her second gold medal at the London Olympics this month. Pictured here, Soni waves from the podium during the medal ceremony after the Women's 200m Breaststroke Final at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. (Photo/Al Bello, Getty Images)

Continuing USC’s long tradition of nurturing successful Olympic athletes, more than 40 members of the Trojan Family are headed to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London this month.