Brittney Reese performs in the women’s long jump final during the 2016 U.S. Olympic track-and-field team trials at Hayward Field on July 2, 2016, in Eugene, Ore.
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Not only did Brittney Reese secure her spot on Team USA during this weekend's Olympic trials, but she also set an Olympic-trials long jump record.

With a jump of 23 feet, 11 3/4 inches Saturday at the U.S. Olympic track-and-field trials, Reese won her seventh national outdoor title and third trip to the Olympics. And with that jump, she had the ninth-farthest jump ever and second-farthest in U.S. history and broke Jackie Joyner-Kersee's record set in 1988.


Take a look at Reese's video diary before the trials and watch her proudly display her medal after her monumental win. Make sure you follow #ReesesRoadtoRio on Twitter, and keep a look out for future updates from Reese!

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