Sunday was the start of a big week for prospective Olympians from the Carolinas in track and field and swimming.
Those competing Sunday didn't have good luck. Matt Patton of Charlotte finished seventh in qualifying in the 400-meter freestyle swimming event. He needed to be first or second. Shakeema Welsch of Charlotte finished second in qualifying for the triple jump, but her effort was ruled wind-aided and she doesn't yet have a place on the team.
Turn to Sports as columnist Scott Fowler tells you what happened Sunday and what to look for today.
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