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Marion Jones Loses 100-Meter Olympic Trial

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Marion Jones Loses 100-Meter Olympic Trial

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Marion Jones Loses 100-Meter Olympic Trial

Marion Jones Loses 100-Meter Olympic Trial

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Marion Jones catches her breath after finishing fifth in the 100-meter dash at the U.S. Olympic trials. hide caption

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Marion Jones won't be able to defend her Olympic 100-meter title in Athens. hide caption

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Marion Jones placed a surprising fifth in Saturday's 100 meter race in the U.S. Olympic track and field trials.

That means the woman who won five medals at the Sydney Olympics won't be able to defend her gold medal in the 100-meters in Athens this summer. Hear NPR's Debbie Elliott and NPR's Tom Goldman.

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