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Central Coast native Jordan Hasay finishes 13th in 5,000 meters at Olympic trials

Former Mission Prep standout Jordan Hasay finished 13th in the 5,000-meter final Sunday at the U.S. Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon, ending her bid for a spot on the Olympic team.

Hasay crossed the line in 15 minutes, 51.68 seconds.

Molly Huddle finished well ahead of the pack to win. The American record-holder in the event finished in 15:05.01 seconds. Huddle also won the 10,000 meters at the Trials last weekend to earn a spot on the U.S. team for the Rio Games next month.

Shelby Houlihan was second in 15:06.14 and Kim Conley was third in 15:10.62. The top three finishers qualified for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Last year at the world championships in Beijing, Huddle celebrated too early in the 10,000-meter race, costing her the bronze medal.

This will be Huddle’s second Olympic appearance — she finished 11th in the 5,000 at the London Games.

She said this week she'll likely focus on the 5,000 alone in Brazil.

Hasay was running fifth as the race reached the 1,400-meter mark, but faded to seventh by the 3,000-meter mark and 13th at the 3,400-meter mark. She never got closer to the front after that.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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