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Trevor Barron wins 20K race walk

Updated: June 30, 2012, 7:10 PM ET
Associated Press

EUGENE, Ore. -- Trevor Barron broke the American record in the men's 20,000-meter race walk, winning the U.S. track trials in 1 hour, 23 minutes Saturday to earn a spot in the London Games.

Barron broke the record of 1:23:40.00 set by his coach, Tim Seaman, in 2000. Barron also broke the meet record of 1:25:40.00 by Seaman in 2004.

Seaman, a two-time Olympian, finished second in 1:27:29.48 and Nick Christie was third in 1:29:47.30.

The 19-year-old Barron was the only athlete ...

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