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Vermonter Beijing Bound

Tuesday, July 1st

EUGENE, OR --- A 20-year-old Norwich, Vermont man is headed to Beijing as part of the U.S. Olympic track team.

Andrew Wheating finishing second in the 800-meter finals at the U.S. Team Trials Monday night in Eugene, Oregon.

Wheating, who attended Kimball Union Academy in Meridan, New Hampshire, is a sophomore at the University of Oregon.

In April, Wheating became the first Vermonter known to have broken the four-minute mile barrier.

--- Mike McCune

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