EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - U.S. track and field officials say they have a procedure in place to break the third-place tie between Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh in the women's 100 meters at the Olympic trials.
The scenarios involve either a coin toss or a runoff to decide which athlete will earn the third and final spot on the team for the London Games.
If both athletes choose the same option, it will determine the tiebreaker. If the athletes disagree, the tiebreaker will be a runoff. If both athletes decline a preference, the tiebreaker will be a coin toss.
Bobby Kersee, the coach for both athletes, told The Associated Press the sprinters won't make any kind of decision until after they complete the 200 later this week.