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Hardest roster to make in the world: 10 to watch at US Olympic track and field trials

Eugene, Oregon is the epicenter of U.S. track and field this month as hundreds of Olympic hopefuls assemble at Hayward Field with the hopes of stamping their ticket to Tokyo.

The anticipation for the U.S Track and Field Olympic Trials is palpable as the U.S. team is the hardest track and field roster to make in the world, plus athletes had to wait an additional year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

There are many emerging stars who will make their first Olympic team. Here are the top 10 storylines going into the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials in Eugene, where the top three in each event make the team for Tokyo, provided they have met the qualifying standard.