College football wide receiver Devon Allen has qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics in the 110-meter hurdles. Allen plays football and runs track for the University of Oregon and finished in first place in the finals. His time of 13.03 seconds was better than Ronnie Ash and Jeff Porter, who tied for second place with identical times of 13.21 seconds.
All three of those hurdlers will advance to Rio, with the rest of the field not making it. The 2012 London Olympics saw Aries Merritt take a gold medal in the event, but he did not qualify for Rio. He's less than a year removed from a kidney transplant and finished in fourth place, just .01 seconds off of Ash and Porter.
It's a huge, deflating loss for Merritt, who said that his doctors were worried about him competing in Rio so soon after the transplant. The silver medalist in 2012, Jason Richardson, finished fifth in the trials on Saturday. David Oliver was expected to compete for a top spot, but he unfortunately had to miss the final due to a hamstring injury.
Justin Gatlin and LaShawn Merritt also solidified spots in the 200-meter race on Saturday, taking the top two spots. Both had already qualified for Rio, with Gatlin in the 100-meter race and Merritt in the 400-meter race. Gatlin won the 200-meter final in 19.75 seconds. Merritt finished just behind Gatlin, .04 seconds off his pace.
Ameer Webb came in third in the finals on Saturday and will also go to Rio in the 200-meter. Merritt and Gatlin, if they run both races as planned, will have a full schedule in the Olympics.
Allyson Felix, the women's gold medalist in the 200-meter in London, advanced to the final in the race on Sunday. She has already qualified for Rio in the 400-meter race and will try and run both races if she manages to qualify on the final day of the trials.
Maggie Malone, Hannah Carson and Kara Winger will represent the United States in the women's javelin throw after Sunday's finals. Malone took the top spot with a throw of 60.84 meters, beating out Carson in second at 58.19 meters and Winger in third at 57.90 meters. Will Claye, Christian Taylor and Chris Benard will all represent the country in the men's triple jump after Sunday's finals as well.
Finally, at 41 years old, Bernard Lagat won the 5,000-meter finals to qualify for his fifth appearance in the Olympics. He came from behind with a 52.8-second final lap to win the race, beating out Hassan Mead and Paul Chelimo in second and third. His final time was 13:35.30. Galen Rupp, who has already qualified in the 10,000-meter and the marathon, finished back in ninth and will not run three races in Rio.