U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials Come to a Close
July 1, 2012
The 2012 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials came to a close on Sunday in Eugene, OR as senior Turquoise Thompson was in action in the 400m hurdles.
Thompson, who was running out of lane two, finished sixth in the intermediate hurdles final with a time of 55.42 to close out her 2012 season.
Brittany Borman, who competed for the women's track and field team in 2009 as a freshman, captured the javelin crown to earn a spot at the London Olympic Games. She threw a new meet record of 201-9 to qualify.
In all, six Bruin alums will be heading to the London Olympics - Dawn Harper (100m hurdles), Amy Acuff (high jump), Yoo Kim (pole vault, Korea), Tori Pena (pole vault, Ireland), Meb Keflezighi (marathon) and Jessica Cosby (hammer).
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