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WATCH LIVE: Women’s marathon the center of the track of world

U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Amy Cragg (L) and Desiree Linden at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Womens Marathon on February 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images)

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The U.S. has not won an Olympic gold medal in the women’s marathon since 1984, when the event made its Olympic debut.

WATCH LIVE: Women’s marathon -- 8:30 a.m. EDT

The U.S. sends Desiree Linden to Rio, along with best friends Amy Cragg and Shalane Flanagan.

Cragg had the best time at U.S. Olympic Trials after competing at the 2012 Olympics in the 10,000m.

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