NC A&T State University Track Athletes Win Gold In Tokyo

NC A&T State University track athletes Randall Ross Jr. and Trevor Stewart won gold medals in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the Men’s 4x400m Relay along with Team USATF .

Stewart ran the first leg of the race and Ross Jr. ran the second, followed by Bryce Deadmon and Vernon Norwood to post a time of 2:57:77 and win the first of two heats in round 1 Friday, Aug. 6.

Teammates Michael Cherry, Michael Norman, Deadmon and Rai Benjamin ran a time of 2:55:70 in the medal race to secure the gold medal Saturday, Aug. 7.

According to NC A&T State University, Ross Jr. and Stewart’s win makes the first-ever Olympic gold medalists in NC A&T history.