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Record-Breaking Extreme Heat Forced Suspension Of Sunday's Olympic Track & Field Trials

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"It's crazy. I wasn't expecting it to be this humid," a high jump competitor at the US Olympic track and field trials in Eugene, Oregon told the Associated Press over a blistering weekend of record Pacific Northwest temperatures. 

At about 3pm on Sunday event officials declared the trials postponed for the day as temperatures soared past 105° F, causing at one point an athlete to be removed from the stadium in a wheelchair.