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Hamilton fills U.S. team's extra spot

Updated: January 28, 2010, 9:00 PM ET
Associated Press

The U.S. cross country ski team has selected Simi Hamilton of Aspen, Colo., as its 11th and final competitor at the Vancouver Olympics.

Hamilton, 22, was added Thursday when the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association was granted one more spot in the new Olympic quota system.

Hamilton is one of the fastest American sprinters. He won four qualifiers in the U.S. Ski Association Super Tour, Canadian NorAm and U.S. championship events, and took the U.S. title in the freestyle sprint. Earlier ...

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