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Allyson Felix expects to be near 100 percent in Rio

Allyson Felix

EUGENE, OR - JULY 10: Allyson Felix, fourth place, reacts after the Women’s 200 Meter Final during the 2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on July 10, 2016 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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U.S. runner Allyson Felix says she expects to be close to 100 percent when 400m qualifying begins on Aug. 13.

Felix, who hurt her right ankle during training this spring, was at less than 100 percent earlier this month when she ran in the U.S. Olympic Trials.

She failed to qualify for her favorite race, the 200m, and will not have a chance to defend her Olympic title at that distance.

At the U.S. training camp on Friday, Felix said she doesn’t think she’ll ever get past the disappointment of not getting to go for the 200m-400m double, but she’s focused on the task at hand. The 400m final is Aug. 15.

MORE: How Felix handled the minutes after she missed the Olympic 200m team