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Glastonbury's Donn Cabral Finishes Eighth In Olympic Steeplechase

Glastonbury's Donn Cabral Finishes Eighth In Olympic Steeplechase

A few seconds after Glastonbury High graduate Donn Cabral finished the Olympic 3,000-meter steeplechase final Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro, he pulled silver medalist Evan Jager in for a hug.

Cabral, who graduated from Glastonbury in 2008, had run a time of 8 minutes, 25.81 seconds and finished eighth in the final, but the moment belonged to his U.S teammate.

Jager had just ended a 32-year medal drought for the Americans in the men’s steeplechase, running 8:04.28 for second behind gold medal winner Conseslus Kipruto of Kenya.

Kipruto crossed the line in 8:03.28 to become the ninth straight Kenyan to win gold in the event, which includes running, hurdling and...

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