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Geneva native Maggie Malone reflects on her Olympics experience

GENEVA, NE — Southeast Nebraska’s Olympian is back in the United States. Geneva native Maggie Malone returned from Tokyo a couple weeks ago after finishing 10th in women’s javelin. She failed to advance past the prelims in Rio in 2016 but qualified for the finals this time and posted a top throw just under 60 meters.
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Lincoln Journal Star

Fillmore Central grad and javelin thrower Maggie Malone places 10th in Tokyo

Geneva native Maggie Malone placed 10th in the women's javelin throw at the Summer Olympics on Friday in Tokyo. Malone, who had the second-best mark in qualifying, threw a final round-best 59.82 meters (196 feet, 4 inches) in the finals. China's Liu Shiying won gold with a throw of 66.34...
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Maggie Malone finishes off the podium in javelin final

Javelin thrower Maggie Malone, a Texas A&M graduate with East Texas ties, placed 10th Friday morning in the women’s javelin throw at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. Malone, who placed second in qualifying for the final, finished 10th overall, with a top throw of 59.82 meters. Liu Shiying of China captured the gold medal in the event with a throw of 66.34 meters. Maria Andrejczyk of Poland won silver with a throw of 64.61 meters. Andrejczyk narrowly edged Kelsey-Lee Barber of Australia, who recorded a top throw of 64.56 meters.
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Tyler Morning Telegraph

Olympic javelin thrower Maggie Malone has East Texas ties

An athlete with East Texas ties has a chance to bring home the gold from the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. Javelin thrower Maggie Malone, a Texas A&M graduate, reached the finals in the javelin throw on Tuesday with a launch of 63.07 meters (about 207 feet). That placed her second overall to Poland's Maria Andrejczyk, who had a top qualifying mark of 65.24 meters or 214 feet.
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Grand Island Independent

From small-town Nebraska to Tokyo, Maggie Malone has chance at American history at Olympics

Only 10 years ago, Maggie Malone had never competed in javelin. Now, she has a chance at calling herself the best in the world. In the coming weeks, Malone will compete for a gold medal in the women’s javelin at the Tokyo Olympics. Tokyo is the largest city in the entire world, with an estimated 37 million people living within the city’s urban area, but Malone’s Olympic journey began on a much smaller scale.
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Lincoln Journal Star

From small-town Nebraska to Tokyo, Maggie Malone has chance at American history at Olympics

Only 10 years ago, Maggie Malone had never competed in javelin. Now, she has a chance at calling herself the best in the world. In the coming weeks, Malone will compete for a gold medal in the women’s javelin at the Tokyo Olympics. Tokyo is the largest city in the entire world, with an estimated 37 million people living within the city’s urban area, but Malone’s Olympic journey began on a much smaller scale.
NEBRASKA STATE
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Aggie professional Maggie Malone captures javelin title at Olympic Trials

During Saturday’s action at the United States Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon, former Texas A&M javelin thrower Maggie Malone punched her ticket to Tokyo in style. Following her first four throws, Malone was sitting in second place. On her fifth attempt, she tossed the javelin 208 feet, four inches (63.50m), putting her into the top spot by almost seven feet. None only did the throw ensure her spot on Team USA, but it was also good enough to claim the championship and break the meet record in the process.
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