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had three in­valid at­tempts at the long jump, de­stroy­ing the Ger­man’s chances to qual­ify this week­end for the Olympics. His final op­por­tu­nity to make the Ger­man squad for Rio de Janeiro will be at a meet­ing in Ratin­gen, Ger­many June 25-26.

World record holder and Olympic cham­pion Ash­ton Ea­ton skipped the event to fo­cus on the U.S. tri­als next month.

In the women’s com­pe­ti­tion, TheisenEa­ton ran a per­sonal best of 23.33 in the 200 me­tres, the final event of the open­ing day.

The na­tive of Hum­bodt, Sask., who won the com­pe­ti­tion in 2013 and again last year, gath­ered 3,972 points for a 40-point lead over Bri­tain’s Ka­te­rina

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