The U.S. Olympic track and field trials will return to Eugene, Ore., in 2016, USA Track & Field announced Thursday at the Oregon state Capitol.
It was no contest for Nick McCrory and David Boudia. The duo carried a 114.84-point lead into the 10-meter platform synchronized diving final and won it easily, earning spots on the Olympic team at the U.S. trials on Thursday night at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.
Through Sunday, June 24, the United States Olympic Diving Team will be holding trials for the 2012 London Olympics. You can come watch over 100 of the nation’s top diving athletes reach their Olympic dreams, at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center.
Seattle’s Queen Underwood won the most thrilling bout of the landmark tournament, held near Spokane, WA, weathering hundreds of punches from 19-year-old N’yteeyah Sherman before pulling out a 25-24 victory with a strong fourth round.
Seattle’s Queen Underwood rolled into the winner’s bracket finals with a 27-20 victory over lightweight Mikaela Mayer on Tuesday night in the second session of the first U.S. Olympic women’s boxing team trials.
Seattle’s Queen Underwood and Christina Cruz both devoted their lives to boxing several years before women had any hope of Olympic glory. That opportunity arrives this week at the first U.S. Olympic team trials for women’s boxing outside of Spokane.