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Trials yield best U.S. Olympic team yet

Updated: January 15, 2012, 1:15 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

HOUSTON -- The diminutive Meb Keflezighi has lived a life of sweeping scope, fleeing the impoverished, war-wracked African nation of Eritrea with his family when he was 12 and winning an Olympic silver medal for the United States, his adopted country, at age 29 in 2004. His path to success has been paved with a keen attention to detail, and that is why he asked his brother and manager, Hawi, and his longtime coach, Bob Larsen, to hand his Breathe-Right nasal strips to him right before the start ...

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