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TODAY   |  January 15, 2014

Olympic biathlete gives spot to twin sister

American athlete Tracy Barnes is giving up her spot on the U.S. biathlon team to her twin sister Lanny Barnes, who was ill during the selection races over the weekend.

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>>> well, now to an incredible story of sisterly love and our countdown to sochi, 22 days until the olympics games . tracy barnes has already inspired americans by something she's done away from the field of competition. tracy is giving up her spot on the u.s. biathlon team to her twin sister and training partner lannie barnes. because of illness, she missed most of the selection races over the weekend. but she performed well and earned a spot on the team only to give it up to make way for lannie, saying it is an honor and sacrifice she's willing to make. incredible story. and coming up tomorrow on "today," we have an exclusive interview with tracy and lanny barnes on the decision to give up the coveted spot on that