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Jones Falls Short in Athens Medal Quest

Marion Jones, who won five medals at the Sydney Olympics, loses her last chance at a medal in Athens. Jones finished fifth in the long jump Friday. Then a failed handoff in the women's 4x100 meter relay led to the disqualification of the U.S. team. Hear NPR's Tom Goldman.

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