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LONDON Oregon s Nick Symmonds will go for gold in the men s 800 meter in London Thursday.

The runner has won four consecutive U.S. titles in the 800m after runner-up finishes in 2006, 2007.

Not exactly how I imagined making an Olympic Final but I'll take it, he Tweeted Tuesday. Qualified on time in 1:44.87. Racing for a medal Thursday night!

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