Former NWAACC Javelin Champ makes 2012 Olympic Team
Former Lane Titan, Cyrus Hostetler has made the 2012 Olympic Team despite finishing fifth at the Olympic Trials being held in Eugene, Oregon. Hostetler made the team as a result of previous surpassing the A standard of 269-00 (82m) that qualifies athletes for the Olympics. Hostetler achieved the Olympic A standard at the 2011 Pan-Am games in Guadalajara placing second with a final throw of 269-09.
Hostetler competed for the Lane track team in 2007 and 2008. At the 2007 championships, he placed second and in 2008, he won the javelin with a 241-07 mark.
At the recent Olympic Trials held in Eugene, Hostetler finished fifth. However, as a result of he and two other throwers achieving the A standard, they will all go to the Olympics to represent the United States.
As Hostetler prepares for the London Olympic Games in August, you can follow his progress through his personal website cyrushostetler.com.