The 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials for Flatwater Sprint was held on the river. Both athletes and technological advancements excelled — new underwater starting gates were installed.
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Modified: April 29, 2012 at 1:14 am •
Published: April 29, 2012
The Oklahoma River not only looks like an Olympic-quality venue, now it actually is.
The Oklahoma River was the site for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials for Flatwater Sprint last weekend, April 20-21, and athletes from across the country came to vie for top ranking.
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