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Meb Keflezighi wins U.S. marathon trials

Updated: January 14, 2012, 3:46 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Meb Keflezighi remembered to wear his nasal strip this time, then made some history at the U.S. Olympic marathon trials.

The Eritrea-born Keflezighi won Saturday's race in a personal-best time of 2 hours, 9 minutes and 8 seconds to qualify for his third games. At 36, Keflezighi is the oldest winner of the trial and the first man to win the event and the New York marathon (2009) in his career.

A spectator handed Keflezighi an American flag in the final mile on Saturday, ...

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