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Seven Northern Nevadans at Olympic trials

Seven Northern Nevada athletes, including Fallon product Aarik Wilson, are primed to compete in the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Ore.

The Trials begin today and continue through July 1 at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field. Events will be televised each night by NBC or NBC Sports Net.

Wilson, a 2001 Churchill County High School graduate, comes into the Trials as the defending triple jump champion.

Having battled through injuries since 1008, Wilson earned an automatic berth in April with a jump of 56-0 that won at the Mt. SAC Relays.

Gabrielle Williams, who just completed …

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