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Published June 23, 2013, 05:58 PM

Former NDSU track star Dolezal wins U.S. javelin championship

DES MOINES, Iowa - Former North Dakota State track athlete Riley Dolezal won the men's javelin Sunday at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships at Drake Stadium.

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DES MOINES, Iowa - Former North Dakota State track athlete Riley Dolezal won the men's javelin Sunday at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships at Drake Stadium.

Dolezal, from Stanley, N.D., won the event with a throw of 273 feet, 11 inches (83.50 meters). That effort was a personal best by more than 20 feet.

Dolezal's throw met the "A" standard so he will represent the United States at the World Championships, which are set for August in Moscow, Russia.

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