Montano, Gall and Schmidt make Olympic 800m team



EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Alysia Montano won the 800 meters in 1 minute, 59.08 seconds at the U.S. track trials to make the Olympic team.

Geena Gall was second in 1:59.24, and Alice Schmidt was third in 1:59.46 on Monday night for the two other spots on the U.S. team for the London Games.

Montano, a three-time U.S. champion, led wire-to-wire while wearing her trademark flower in her hair.

Maggie Vessey, runner-up to Montano at the U.S. outdoor championships for the past two seasons, finished last in the field in 2:03.44.