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Rome fails to qualify in Olympic discus

  • Jarred Rome, 1995 graduate of Marysville Pilchuck High School, prepares to throw in the men's discus qualification round in the Olympic Stadium at the...

    Associated Press

    Jarred Rome, 1995 graduate of Marysville Pilchuck High School, prepares to throw in the men's discus qualification round in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Monday. Rome finished 31st and did not advance to Tuesday's finals.

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  • Jarred Rome, 1995 graduate of Marysville Pilchuck High School, prepares to throw in the men's discus qualification round in the Olympic Stadium at the...

    Associated Press

    Jarred Rome, 1995 graduate of Marysville Pilchuck High School, prepares to throw in the men's discus qualification round in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Monday. Rome finished 31st and did not advance to Tuesday's finals.

LONDON — Jarred Rome, a 1995 graduate of Marysville Pilchuck High School, did not qualify for the finals in the Olympics men's discus on Monday.
Rome fouled on his first two throws before recording a throw of 59.57 meters (195-5 feet) on his final attempt.
The 6-foot-4, 305-pound Rome, who will be 36 in December, finished 31st in the 41 competitors. The top 12 advanced to Tuesday's finals.
The top qualifier was 2008 gold medalist Gerd Kanter of Estonia with a throw of 66.39 meters (218 feet).
Germany's Robert Harting, the 2011 world champion, was second at 66.22.

Erik Cadee of the Netherlands took the 12th and final qualifying spot at 63.55 (208-6).

Six throwers met the Olympic A standard of 65 meters, which earned automatic qualification. The next-six best throws qualified for Tuesday's finals.
The top American finisher was Jason Young of Lubbock, Texas, with a throw of 62.18, which placed 18th.
The U.S.'s Lance Brooks of New Berlin, Ill., finished 21st with a best throw of 61.17 meters (200 feet 8 inches).
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