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Photos from the 2012 U.S Track and Field Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon.
Ashton Eaton celebrates after crossing the finish line in first place in the 100-meter dash as part of the men’s decathlon. Eaton went on to set a world record in the event.
Team USA members parade around the track in their Nike uniforms after making the team.
Michael Hartfield leaps as far as he can in front of a packed grandstand in the long jump. The Ohio State student athlete finished sixth in the competition.
Danielle Carruthers, Kim Castlin and Queen Harrison (left to right) storm over the hurdles in a women’s 110-meter hurdles qualifying heat. None of the three made the finals.
What can you do in four-hundredths of a second? If you are Kim Conley (top left) you can earn the third and final spot to London in the women’s 5,000-meter run
Gresham High School student Hayley Crouser lets fly with the javelin during the semifinals. Crouser went on to finish seventh in her first Olympic Trials.
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