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Piermarini competes in Olympics

Alameda rower Wes Piermarini, far right, competed for the United States in the men's quadruple sculls at the London Olympic Games this week. Other rowers on the team were, from left, Elliot Hovey, Peter Graves and Alexander Osborne. The team competed in the repechage on July 30, but failed to qualify for the semifinals. The final for the event is Aug. 3.