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Brett Newlin, of Riverton, missed earning a medal at the London Olympics. Newlin is a member of the U.S. eight-man rowing team. In the finals Wednesday, the U.S. team placed fourth. Germany won the gold, Canada the silver and Britain bronze. The U.S. team finished the race in 5 minutes, 51.48 seconds.

Cheyenne’s Jennifer Nichols was been eliminated from the London Olympics on Tuesday. Nichols lost to an archer from Mongolia by a 6-4 score in women’s individual archery competition. Earlier Tuesday, Nichols defeated a competitor from India in an elimination round one-shot shootout.