Kibwe Johnson, U.S. track and field

Johnson, a North Gwinnett product who trains in Canada, is the best U.S. hope in the hammer throw after taking first at U.S. Olympic Trials.

Kibwe Johnson competes at the men's hammer throw qualifying round at the U.S. Olympic Track ...

Tease photo

North's Johnson finishes ninth in hammer finals

Thrower finishes competition in first Olympic appearance

Johnson reaches hammer throw final

North grad finishes fifth in qualifying round of Olympics.

North's Johnson out to change Americans' hammer throw fortune

Last U.S. hammer thrower to earn Olympic medal was in 1996

North grad Johnson bound for London with U.S. Track and Field Team

Locals may remember him as a football standout who once returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown. But since his days as a standout athlete at North Gwinnett High School, Kibwe Johnson has literally grown into an Olympic hammer thrower.

North grad Johnson wins spot on U.S. Olympic team

Kibwe Johnson made one piece of history and took a step closer to another during the hammer throw competition of U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team Trials.

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