Eugene, OR – Wallace Spearmon Jr. closed strong to win the men's 200-meter dash final on Sunday at the U.S. Track & Field Olympic Trials.
Spearmon finished at 19.82 seconds to pace the field. Maurice Mitchell and Isiah Young placed second and third, respectively, and will also represent their country in the event. Mitchell crossed the finish line at 20.14 while Young came in at 20.16.
Seven other qualifying finals took place Sunday, including the men's 1500- meter run, which saw Leonel Manzano come in first at 3:35.75. He will be joined in London by Matthew Centrowitz (3:35.84) and Andrew Wheating (3:36.68).
Morgan Uceny placed first in the women's 1500-meter run with a time of 4:04.59. Shannon Rowbury (4:05.11) and Jenny Simpson (4:05.17) also qualified for the games.
The men's 400-meter hurdles saw Michael Tinsley (48.33) edge Angelo Taylor (48.57) for the top spot. Kerron Clement (48.89) earned the third Olympic bid.
Lashinda Demus was victorious in the women's 400-meter hurdles, finishing at 53.98. Georganne Moline (54.33) and T'Erea Brown (54.81) rounded out the qualifiers.
The women's long jump was won by Brittney Reese, who hit 23-feet-5-and-a- half-inches. Chelsea Hayes leapt 23-31/2 and Janay DeLoach landed at 23-23/4 to earn spots.
Brittany Borman hurled the javelin 201-feet-9-inches to clinch a trip to London. Kara Patterson (196-2) and Rachel Yurkovich (186-6) will join her.
In the first event of the day, Maria Michta won the women's 20,000-meter race walk with a time of 1:34:53.33 to qualify for the games.
The final trip to London will be decided Monday with a must-see run-off between Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh. The two runners tied in the 100-meter race on June 23, necessitating the need for another showdown. The first woman to cross the finish line on Monday will make the Olympic team.