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Galen Rupp sets 10K trials record

Updated: June 23, 2012, 2:25 AM ET
Associated Press

EUGENE, Ore. -- With water ponding on the track and the finish line in plain sight, 10,000-meter runner Galen Rupp waved to the crowd, smiled and stuck out his tongue.

Catching a bit of rain. And soon, he'll be catching a plane to London.

Running in a downpour Friday, Rupp still set an Olympic trials record, finishing in 27 minutes, 25.33 seconds to make his second Olympics.

"I wasn't worried about it at all," said Rupp, who often has to wear a mask when he runs to keep ...

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