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