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Former Buff Hurta-Klecker Advances to 800m Finals in US Olympic Track and Field Trials



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Former Colorado athlete, Sage Hurta-Klecker, showcased her talent at the United States Olympic Track and Field Team trials held at Hayward Field on Sunday. Hurta-Klecker advanced to the 800-meter finals after a strong performance in her heat.

The day started with Hurta-Klecker competing in a challenging field, facing intense competition for a spot in the heptathlon. Despite tough competition, she managed to secure second place in her heat, clocking a time of 2:01.11 to earn an automatic qualifying spot for the finals.

The race wasn’t without its drama, as two false starts caused delays before Hurta-Klecker finally took her position. Making her move at the 300-meter mark, she displayed remarkable speed and determination, leading the pack until Raven Rogers surged ahead in the final 100 meters, narrowly beating Hurta-Klecker at the finish line.

The intense competition and display of skill by the athletes captivated viewers, with fans eager to see the final showdown in the 800-meter event. The highly-anticipated final is scheduled for 8:32 p.m. MT on Monday, June 23, providing spectators with a thrilling spectacle of athletic prowess.

Fans can catch all the live action on the NBC family of networks or stream it on Peacock. For the latest updates and information on the event, enthusiasts can visit the official website for detailed coverage and insights.

Rachel Adams

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