Jarred Rome, 2004 and 2012 Olympic discus thrower, dies

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Jarred Rome, a two-time U.S. Olympic discus thrower, died at age 42, according to USA Track and Field.

Rome was found dead Saturday morning after not feeling well Friday, his older sister said, according to the Everett (Wash.) Daily Herald, which reported the family did not know the cause of death.

Rome, who went to high school in Washington, was in town last week for his induction into the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame in Everett.

Rome competed in the qualifying round at the 2004 and 2012 Olympics. He won U.S. outdoor titles in 2004 and 2011, was ranked No. 3 in the world in 2011 and last competed in 2013.