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Sanya Richards-Ross, wife of Jags corner Aaron Ross, wins gold


The Jaguars gave cornerback Aaron Ross a few days off to watch his wife run in the 400 meters at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London this weekend.

Sanya Richards-Ross made the trip pay off in a major way on Sunday afternoon. Richards-Ross won gold after posting a 49.55 and finishing ahead of the other seven finalists. The closest competitor finished .15 seconds behind Richards-Ross, who adds the gold to the bronze medal she won in the event during the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She has also won gold in the last two 4X400 meter relays and is expected to be part of the U.S. team again this year.

If Richards-Ross wins gold in that event, she will tie the record for most gold medals in track and field by a woman.

The couple could turn a lot of heads if they wear all of the jewelry they’ve won for their athletic pursuits out on their next date night. Ross won a pair of Super Bowl rings with the Giants before bolting for Jacksonville as a free agent this offseason.

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8 Responses to “Sanya Richards-Ross, wife of Jags corner Aaron Ross, wins gold”
  1. hawksfanallday says: Aug 5, 2012 4:45 PM

    Very Athletic family if you ask me.

  2. elgatojaguar says: Aug 5, 2012 4:45 PM

    Ross is going to win another ring with the Jaguars this year

  3. theravenlives2 says: Aug 5, 2012 5:29 PM

    Ross is going to win another ring with the Jaguars this year.


    Dude, they have drug testing in the Olympics. Maybe you need to lay off the halucinogenics at your house, too….

  4. riggz91 says: Aug 5, 2012 6:18 PM

    Don’t forget he was on the Vince Young Texas national title team as well

  5. chief67 says: Aug 5, 2012 7:00 PM

    Wow , their kids ought to be pretty darn speedy…

  6. thegreatgabbert says: Aug 5, 2012 7:13 PM

    Aaron is keeping tight coverage on the lady, all the way to London.

  7. blueballzny says: Aug 5, 2012 7:23 PM

    Congratulations Sanya and Aaron. As a Giants fan, Im really happy that you won the gold for our country. Now you both have some hardware. Best of luck in Jacksonville this year Aaron.

  8. wtfchiefs says: Aug 6, 2012 3:49 AM

    Can you imagine how fast their kid will be! That thing is gonna break the sound barrier when it leaves her uterus!!

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