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Steeplechase Leader Loses National Championship After Falling On Last Lap

Houston’s Brian Barraza accumulated a massive lead on his opponents on the final lap of tonight’s NCAA national steeplechase final, only for disaster to strike in such a way that he ended up finishing outside the top eight.

Minnesota’s Obsa Ali claimed the title after Barraza’s fall, which was the second steeplechase-related failure of the week.

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