Women’s 100m decision is a toss-up

EUEGENE, Ore. –– Nearly 24 hours of confusion over how the dead heat between Allyson Felix and Janeba Tarmoh for the third and final spot on the Olympic team in the women’s 100m will come down to either a coin flip or a run-off.

According to these new procedures, which will be applied to all instances of breaking a tie for the final slot in a running event in which a national team or Olympic team slot is at stake, the tie will be broken by the following protocol:

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