Scott Russell won the javelin throw at the Kansas Relays for the ninth time in 12 years with a throw of 264 feet, 5 inches on Friday.
The 33-year-old Canadian fell short of the standard he needed to qualify for the Olympics, but he only needs one more toss this season of more than 260-10 to make the team for second straight time.
''I have to be happy with Olympic B Standard,''' Russell said, ''that knocks off half job for the season until my next meet.''
Russell, a University of Kansas graduate who lives in Bonner Springs, said this will be his final season trying to qualify for the Olympics.
Kansas All-American shot putter Mason Finley blew away the field with a mark of 65-3 1/4, which is best in the NCAA this year.
Missouri freshman Kearsten Peoples won the collegiate women's shot put with a mark of 57- 3/4, a Kansas Relays record.
Olympian Bershawn Jackson returns to the Kansas Relays on Saturday for the eighth time in nine years.
Jackson currently holds the meet record in...