Lions Hold Watch Party: Melissa Gonzalez Qualifies for Olympic Semifinals

Although Melissa Gonzalez is competing for Colombia, the Olympian was supported by one of the largest American crowds as she qualified for Saturday's women's 400m hurdles semifinal.

Lions Hold Watch Party: Melissa Gonzalez Qualifies for Olympic Semifinals

David Blough is her husband and backup quarterback for the Lions. The franchise hosted a watch party in Detroit where the squad began training camp just days ago.

"That was pretty cool, man," Lions' head coach Dan Campbell said. It was a great moment.

Gonzalez beat her Colombian national record (55.68) by finishing second in Tokyo with a time 55.32. The Lions prepared a good luck video before the event. Different players came in to the frame to offer encouragement, while others, such as Jared Goff, made a few jokes.

Blough ended the video by walking up to the camera and high-fiving it.

"Love you honey!"

The final of the women's 400 hurdles will be held Wednesday, August 4.

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