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Marquise Goodwin won the US track and field trials long jump with a personal-best of 27 feet, 4 inches on his final attempt, putting him on the Olympic team.
Will Claye was second at 27-0, and George Kitchens Jr. was third at 26-11 1/4, just making the Olympic ''A'' standard needed to qualify for the London Games.
Goodwin, a senior wide receiver at Texas, won his second straight NCAA title in the long jump earlier this month with a leap of 27 feet.
The field in Sunday's event at Hayward Field was missing Olympian Dwight Philips, who wasn't able to compete because of injury.
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Marquise Goodwin won the U.S. track trials long jump with a personal-best of 27 feet, 4 inches on his final attempt, putting him on the Olympic team.
Will Claye was second at 27-0 ,and George Kitchens Jr. was third at 26-11 1/4, just making the Olympic ''A'' standard needed to qualify for the London Games.
Goodwin, a senior wide receiver at Texas, won his second...
Special Olympics Post… This is it..Marquise Goodwin, a wide receiver on the Texas football team, earned his Olympic ticket by winning the men’s long jump. His winning leap was 27 feet, 4 inches. He will be missed but the Olympics trumps football. Earlier this year he won his second NCAA Championship earlier with a jump [...]
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