London Olympics Athletics Men

Nick Symmonds, second from left, wins his 800-meter heat. (Martin Meissner -- Associated Press)

Nick Symmonds, second from left, wins his 800-meter heat. (Martin Meissner — Associated Press)

United States’ Nick Symmonds leads field in men’s 800-meters during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)