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Fahringer Competes in Javelin at U.S. Olympic Trials

June 23, 2012

EUGENE, Ore.—Virginia track and field senior Andy Fahringer (Whitehall, Pa.) competed in the men’s javelin in the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., Saturday afternoon (June 23).

 

Fahringer, who threw in the first flight, finished 16th overall with a mark of 70.83m (232’ 4”). After a foul on his first attempt, Fahringer hit a distance of 65.55m (215’ 0”) on his second throw before hitting 70.83m on his final effort.

 

Fahringer won the men’s javelin championship at the 2012 Penn Relays and was the runner-up at the ACC Championships in April. He holds the school record in the event with a mark of 75.19m (246’ 8”).

 

The U.S. Olympic Trials continue Sunday (June 24) through July 1. Former Cavalier Stephanie Garcia will compete in the women’s 3,000m steeplechase qualifying on Monday (June 25).

 

Saturday’s Results

Men’s Javelin qualifying – Andy Fahringer – 9th overall – 70.83m (232’ 4”)

 

Monday’s Schedule

7:50 p.m. ET – Women’s 3,000m Steeplechase qualifying – Stephanie Garcia

 

U.S. Olympic Trials Live Television Schedule on NBC and NBC Sports Network

Saturday, June 23rd - 8-9 p.m. ET/PT NBC


Sunday, June 24th - 7-8 p.m. ET/PT NBC


Monday, June 25th - 9-11 p.m. ET/PT NBCSN


Thursday, June 28th - 9-11 p.m. ET/PT NBCSN


Friday, June 29th - 6-8 p.m. ET NBCSN


Saturday, June 30th - 9-10 p.m. ET/PT NBC


Sunday, July 1st - 7-8 p.m. ET/PT NBC


 

 

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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

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