Two BYU Cougars advance at Olympic Trials

by | Jun. 25, 2012

Saints & Sports

Nachelle Mackie and Katie Palmeradvanced to the 800 meter semifinals at the USA Track & Field Olympic Trials on Friday. Both athletes are battling for a spot on the U.S. Track & Field Team that will compete in the 2012 London Olympics.

Palmer earned an automatic spot in the semifinals byfinishing third in her heat with a time of 2:03.66. Mackie took fourth in her heat with a time of 2:03.30. The top three in the four heats automatically advanced to the semifinals. The four runners with next best times also advanced.

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