5 Olympic Track and Field Qualifying Upsets

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5 Olympic Track and Field Qualifying Upsets
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With the Olympic games right around the corner and the lights of London shining their brightest since 1948—the year it was last the stage for this magical occasion—not every athlete that envisioned a spot on their respected team will be making the trip.

These are five athletes who have experienced an unexpected defeat and, in turn, will be watching their event in dismay rather than toeing the line.

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