the women's 1,500 in 4:04.59, earning a place on the team with runner-up Shannon Rowbury and third-place finisher Jenny Simpson. Simpson has the American record in the 3,000 steeplechase, but switched to the 1,500 and is the reigning world
Morgan Uceny placed first in the women's 1500-meter run with a time of 4:04.59. Shannon Rowbury (4:05.11) and Jenny Simpson (4:05.17) also qualified for the games. The men's 400-meter hurdles saw Michael Tinsley (48.33) edge
Associated Press writers Luis Andres Henao reported from Mendoza, Argentina. Almudena Calatrava and Debora Rey in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jenny Birchfield in Rio de Janeiro and Ian James in Caracas, Venezuela contributed to this report.
some of the younger guys get up." Coughlin hung on in her bid to make it back to a third Olympics and take a shot at tying Jenny Thompson and Dara Torres as the most decorated female Olympians in U.S. history. Coughlin won six medals in Beijing and