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Brittney Reese, shown training at Coppin State in Baltimore, is the favorite to win the gold medal in the long jump at the London Games, which will be her second Olympics. The 25-year-old Reese won the event in the Olympic trials last month in Eugene, Ore., clearing a distance of 23 feet, 5 1/2 inches. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Brittney Reese, shown training at Coppin State in Baltimore, is the favorite to win the gold medal in the long jump at the London Games, which will be her second Olympics. The 25-year-old Reese won the event in the Olympic trials last month in Eugene, Ore., clearing a distance of 23 feet, 5 1/2 inches. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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