Thursday, July 3, 2008

Finish line photo of the men's 800...

Here is the finish line photo of the men's 800 meter run, won by Nick Symmonds of the Oregon Track Club in 1:44.10, courtesy of FinishLynx, the company doing the timing at the Olympic Trials.

Oregon sophomore Andrew Wheating finished second, running 1:45.03.

Symmonds' teammate Christian Smith took the dive of his life to nose out 2004 Olympian Khadevis Robinson for the third and final spot on the Olympic team, running 1:45.47, to KD's 1:35.53.

Courtesy of, here's the head-on sequence of the last 50 meters of the race, as shot by photographer Cheryl Treworgy.

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