After a dozen years of competing on the pro level, former Longhorn track star Sanya Richards-Ross announced that she’ll be retiring after this summer’s Olympics.
Richards-Ross, 31, is one of the most recognizable athletes ever to compete for Texas.
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— Sanya Richards-Ross (@SanyaRichiRoss) April 25, 2016
Richards-Ross, who excels at the 400 meters, has competed in three Olympics. She’s won four gold medals and a bronze. In 2012, she won gold in the 400 meters and as part of the 4X400 relay.
She married former Longhorn football player Aaron Ross in 2010. Ross, who won the Thorpe Award as the nation’s top defensive back, was a first-round NFL draft pick in 2007. Their wedding was featured on the show Platinum Weddings and was profiled by the New York Times.
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