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SIU athlete qualifies for U.S. Olympic team in hammer throw

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CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

An SIU athlete is now a member of the U.S. Olympic team thanks to a solid performance in the Olympic trials.

DeAnna Price, a participant in the hammer throw competition, finished third overall in the trials, which was high enough to qualify for the Olympic team.

Price, who was an All-American at SIU, is joined by Amber Campbell, who finished first in the event, and Gwen Berry, who finished second and is a former SIU athlete as well.

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