Angelo Taylor (center) leap over a hurdle in the Men's 400m Hurdles final of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium.
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Angelo Taylor (center) leap over a hurdle in the Men's 400m Hurdles final of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium.

Preparations are underway for the Summer Olympic Games in Rio, and Atlanta is home to one of the best track and field teams in the world. The Georgia Track Club will send a number of athletes to this year’s games. We speak with three time Gold medalist Angelo Taylor about what it takes to train for the Olympics. We also talk with Hazel Clark, Executive Director of the Georgia Track Club, about some of the financial struggles athletes face on the road to the Olympics.

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