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Women’s 100m run-off set for Monday

EUGENE - The third position for the women’s 100 meters on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team will be determined by a run-off between Jeneba Tarmoh and Allyson Felix at 5 p.m. Pacific Time on Monday, July 2. The race will be held at Hayward Field and broadcast live on NBC.

The tie-breaking decision came Sunday afternoon after a meeting with the athletes, their representatives, coach and USATF officials.

Tarmoh and Felix on June 23 finished in a dead heat for the third and final Olympic Team position, in 11.07 seconds, behind winner Carmelita Jeter and second-place Tianna Madison.  On Saturday, Felix won the women’s 200m in 21.69 seconds, with Tarmoh fifth in 22.35.

Jill Geer
Chief Public Affairs Officer
USA Track & Field

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