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Jones Falls Short in Athens Medal Quest

Members of the U.S. relay team, including Marion Jones (top right) react after failing to finish the women's 4 x 100 meter relay final. Reuters hide caption

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Members of the U.S. relay team, including Marion Jones (top right) react after failing to finish the women's 4 x 100 meter relay final. Reuters hide caption

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Marion Jones, who won five medals at the Sydney Olympics, loses her last chance at a medal in Athens. Jones finished fifth in the long jump Friday. Then a failed handoff in the women's 4x100 meter relay led to the disqualification of the U.S. team. Hear NPR's Tom Goldman.

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