COLUMBUS, Ohio — Christina Clemons, a former track athlete at Ohio State, is headed for Tokyo. 

Clemons, 31, finished third in the 100m hurdles with a time of 12.53 seconds at the track and field qualifiers Sunday, landing her a spot on the USA Olympic team. 

During her time at Ohio State between 2008-12, she made multiple school records, including the 100-meter hurdles and the 4x100-meter relay. Clemons is also a 10-time Big Ten champion, a two-time national champion and an 11-time All American. 

She won gold at the 2019 IAAF World Relays in the mixed shuttle hurdle and silver at the 2018 World Indoor Championships.

She's not the only Buckeye representing the state in Tokyo this summer. 

Hunter Armstrong, a junior, made the USA Olympic swimming team two weeks ago after finishing with a personal best of 52.48 seconds in the 100m backstroke. He's the first male Ohio State swimmer to make the Olympic team since 1965, according to the university. 

Ohio State junior Diego Cervantes along with fencing alumni Marc-Antoine Blais Belanger, Alanna Goldie and Eleanor Harvey have also qualified for Tokyo. 

Cervantes will be representing Mexico at the games in the individual men's foil. He's been a member of the Mexican National Team since 2015, according to OSU. Blais Belanger, Goldie and Harvey will represent Canada. 

The Tokyo Olympics starts Friday, July 23.  


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