The chilly realities of the U.S. Olympic qualifying reared their ugly head on a scorcher of a day at monitor and subject trials. In a format the place data and resumes imply nothing, and solely the highest three finishers in every occasion earn a spot, Jenny Simpson and Donavan Brazier fell quick of their races. Simpson completed tenth within the ladies’s 1,500 meters, an occasion the place she has one gold and two silver medals from world championships. And Brazier completed final within the 800, the place he’s the reigning world champion. Amongst those that did make it are pole vault world champion Sam Kendricks and triple jumper Will Claye, who earned the possibility so as to add Olympic gold to his two silvers.