Oklahoma River played host to Olympic trials

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.

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: April 29, 2012 at 1:14 am •  Published: April 29, 2012
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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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