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Legend or not, Bryan Clay had himself one heck of a bad day in the men's decathlon.
In qualifying position after Day 1, the two-time medalist and defending Olympic champion crashed through the 110-meter hurdles (earning a disqualification) and followed that up with three consecutive fouls in discus.
The combination torpedoed his chances of an Olympic repeat and left him in tears alongside a fence at Hayward Field.
Since Team USA only has two decathletes with the London "A" standard needed to compete at the Summer Games, Clay could qualify for the third spot at a separate international meet.
But USA Track and Field discourages post-Trials qualification, and Clay has stated that he won't make a last-ditch London attempt.