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Back to the drawing board after a painful exit for hurdler Jasmine Camacho-Quinn. Back to NFL practice for her older brother.
Camacho-Quinn made an early mistake in the semifinals of the Olympic 100-meter hurdles Wednesday and finished with a heart-wrenching "DQ" _ disqualified. On her knees, she slapped the track with her hands.
"My lead leg got lazy and I overreacted," Camacho-Quinn explained through tears. "I was ready. I was prepared, everything. I wasn't nervous."
The 19-year-old representing Puerto Rico was appreciative that her brother, Los Angeles Rams defensive end Robert Quinn, skipped practice in order to see her compete in Rio. She got to spend some time with him the day before her race.
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"It meant a lot," Camacho-Quinn said of her brother's presence.
She vowed to be back again at the 2020 Tokyo Games.
"I'm still young. I have a better future ahead of me," she said. "This is only the beginning."