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Carrier-Eades Ends Quest for 2012 Olympic Team


Former West Virginia track athlete Chelsea Carrier-Eades ended her quest for a spot on the United States Olympic team Saturday coming in 11th place overall in the heptathlon.

Carrier-Eades represented the Mountaineers very well in the 2012 Olympic Trials finishing with 5,772 points.

She placed third in the 100-meter hurdles in 12.96 seconds, 13th in the high jump, 13th in the shot put, second in the 200-meter dash which all took place on Friday.

Saturday she finished her run by jumping 5.6 meters in the long jump, throwing the javelin 32.32 meters and running the 800 in 2:15.48.

The top three finishers advance to represent the United States at the London Olympic Games in August.

Nike's Hyleas Fountain finished in first place with 6,419 points followed by Asics' Sharon Day (6,343) and Chantae McMillian (6,188).

Results of all events can be found at

More information about the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials can be found at or

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