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Bayer Punches Ticket to Trials in the 1,500

Bayer Punches Ticket to Trials in the 1,500
Bayer Punches Ticket to Trials in the 1,500 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 17, 2012
Track and Field contact - Kyle Johnson (krj@indiana.edu)
 
Bayer Punches Ticket to Trials in the 1,500

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - NCAA 1,500m Champion Andy Bayer will be in the field at the U.S. Olympic Trials next week after his run at the Bloomington Twilight. Bayer clocked a time of 3:38.07 to get under the Olympic Trials ÂÂ'AÂÂ' standard of 3:39.00 just before the midnight deadline for qualifying..
 
BayerÂÂ's time moves him past IU legend and two-time Olympian Bob Kennedy on the all-time 1,500m list for fourth in IU lore. Bayer took second behind German Fernandez, who broke a seven-year old track record with a time of 3:37.76. Bayer and Fernandez were joined by WisconsinÂÂ's Rob Finnerty in getting A-qualifiers, as Finnerty was third in 3:38.60.
 
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