by Buzz Brockway Former Chair of the Gwinnett County Republican Party, State Representative for Georgia House District 102 (Lawrenceville). August 25, 2008 Olympic Medal Winners With Georgia Ties. 11 athletes with Georgia ties won Medals at the Beijing Olympics including Angelo Taylor, former S.W. DeKalb and Georgia Tech star who won Gold in the 400m hurdles and the 4x400m relay. Congrats to them all.