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Brittany Borman Olympic javelin bid ends

8:22 AM, Aug 7, 2012   |    comments
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Brittany Borman reacts after her winning throw in the Women's Javelin Throw Final on day ten of the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at the Hayward Field on July 1, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

London (KSDK) -- A Festus native competed in a qualification round of the Olympic javelin competition Tuesday morning, but her Olympic bid has come to an end.

Brittany Borman's final throw was 59.27 meters.  She finished in eighth place in her group.

After a second group of athletes competed in a qualifier later in the day, Borman ended up in 15th place.  Only the top 12 athletes advance to the finals.

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