Team USA added another bronze to the medal count, with Phoenix native Will Claye taking third in the men's long jump event. Greg Rutherford of Great Britain took gold with a jump of 8.31 meters, Mitchell Watt of Australia came in second with a jump of 8.16 meters, and Claye was close behind in third with 8.12 meters.
Claye is one of only five athletes for Team USA who will compete in two track & field events. Having collected his bronze, he will go on to compete in the men's triple jump event. The qualifying round for that event takes place Tuesday, Aug. 7 and the final round will be Thursday, Aug. 9. Claye is the 2012 World Indoors champ in the long jump, giving him a good shot at the gold.