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Athletes Ready for Olympic Trials(Jun 20th 2008, 8:58pm)



Athletes Ready for Olympic Trials

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Kirby Lee   Jun 20th 2008, 8:58pm

Posted Friday, 20 June, 2008

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - (June 19, 2008) - The 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field open on Friday, June 27 in Eugene, Ore. and with national titles and coveted Beijing Olympic U.S. team berths at stake, America's best distance runners including nine Team Running USA athletes - Olympians Meb Keflezighi, Dan Browne and Jen Rhines and Steve Slattery, Sara Slattery, Sara Hall, Ian Dobson, Julia Lucas and Jacques Sallberg - will be peaking for the competition which returns to venerated Hayward Field and Track Town USA after a 28 year hiatus.

Team Running USA already has put two athletes - Olympic Marathon Trials champions Ryan Hall and Deena Kastor - on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team, and if all goes well, several more teammates will join Hall and 2004 Olympic bronze medalist Kastor in Beijing, China.

Read the full article at: www.coolrunning.com
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