For track and field fans out there who might not yet be aware, the ever-popular Olympic sprinter, Jared Connaughton, recently announced his retirement from competition. He will be sorely missed!
Possibly best known for his team's heartbreaking loss in the 4x100m relay at the 2012 Olympics, overall, he has had a particularly exciting and positive career.
Name: Jared Connaughton
Date of Birth: July 20, 1985 (Cancer)
Hometown: New Haven, PEI, Canada
Height/Weight: 5'9"/180 lbs
--- 2008 Canadian national champion, 200m
--- 2008, 2012 Olympics participant