EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Emma Coburn is headed to her third Olympics after winning the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the U.S. track trials on Thursday night. The American recordholder in the event, Coburn finished in 9 minutes, 9.41 seconds, a new meet record. Joining her on the Olympic team will be Courtney Frerichs, who finished second in 9:11.79 and Val Constien, who finished in 9:18.34. But the event was hearbreaking for Leah Falland, who stumbled with two laps to go. EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The retired Usain Bolt is enjoying his time away from track. The Jamaican sprinting great now has twins that keep him plenty busy. Bolt will watch the Tokyo Olympics from Jamaica as his string of winning the 100- and 200-meter gold medals at three straight Olympics comes to an end. He thinks one of the favorites to take his 100 crown is Trayvon Bromell of the United States. But Bolt doesn’t see anyone breaking the 100 record of 9.58 seconds, at least not this season.
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