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Flying to Beijing

July 07, 2008
July 07, 2008

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July 7, 2008

SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus
SI.com
SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
BASEBALL
PRO FOOTBALL
BEIJING OLYMPICS 2008
U.S. TRACK AND FIELD TRIALS
U.S. OLYMPIC SWIMMING TRIALS
2008 NASCAR MIDSEASON REPORT
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Flying to Beijing

The nerve-rattling U.S. track and swimming trials opened with a blaze of records and—for both hopefuls and past champions—the searing pain of coming up short

This is an article from the July 7, 2008 issue

PHOTOPhotograph by Heinz KluetmeierSPEEDFEST On the same day that Phelps smashed the 400 IM world record in the first final in Omaha, Gay won the 100 in Eugene in a stunning—if wind-aided—9.68 seconds.PHOTOPhotograph by Peter Read Miller[See caption above]