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Olympic Trials

Barrett takes London leap

Barrett takes London leap

Arizona junior high jumper Brigetta Barrett, celebrating in the pit Saturday, flashes an Olympic smile. Her jump of 6 feet 7 inches - 1 1/2 inches better than her previous career best - earned her a spot on the U.S. team in London.

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Barrett takes London leap

Barrett takes London leap

Allyson Felix easily wins the women's 200 meters. Now, she and Jeneba Tarmoh, second from left, must settle their tie in the 100.

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Barrett takes London leap

Barrett takes London leap

EUGENE, Ore. - Arizona high jumper Brigetta Barrett had a good reason to dance in the pit Saturday.

July 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Abdirahman running in 4th Games in 2012

Abdirahman running in 4th Games in 2012

This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.

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Olympic trials: UA jumper Barrett is high on life

Olympic trials: UA jumper Barrett is high on life

Brigetta Barrett holds the UA women's record with a high jump of 6 feet 5 1/2 inches and has won back-to-back NCAA indoor and outdoor titles.

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Olympic trials: UA jumper Barrett is high on life

Olympic trials: UA jumper Barrett is high on life

She paused, inhaled and stared down at her left hand.

June 24, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Olympic trials: UA jumper Barrett is high on life

Olympic trials: UA jumper Barrett is high on life

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Greg Hansen: 'All I had' has been a whole lot for Whitney Myers

Greg Hansen: 'All I had' has been a whole lot for Whitney Myers

This is Whitney Myers narrating a slide show of her wonderful life: "That's me - I was 15 - at the 2000 Olympic trials in Indianapolis. Look how tiny I was! No wonder Frank Busch called me 'Munchkin.' Do you know Sports Illustrated wrote about me?

June 22, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Hansen: Arizona favorite Myers making one last run at Olympic glory

This is Whitney Myers narrating a slide-show of her wonderful life:

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