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    Buky Bamigboye grinned and giggled as she checked text messages from the bend of an accordion bus, which carried her to her biggest competition ever.

    “I’m like the youngest one here,” said the 20-year-old Bamigboye, a Georgetown University heptathlete who started competition Friday in the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field. “All my high school PRs were on this track — my personal records. I love this track. It has a legacy.”

    Across the aisle, her coach, former Olympian Sheila Burrell, recalled, “I won my first national championship here in Eugene, in ’99.”

    — Excerpt from The Oregonian, June 28, 2008


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