Gulfport and Ole Miss track star Brittney Reese is in fifth place after three jumps in the finals at the "Bird's Nest" National Stadium in the Beijing Games.
Reese, who was the top qualifier, was fifth after two jumps and shorted her third one and faulted on her fourth.
Maurren Higa Maggi of Brazil was in first place after her first jump, has has faulted twice.
Sunherald.com will update this story as the rounds are completed.
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