Martin finished fourth in the finals of the 800 at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Monday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.
Nicholas Symmonds (1:43.92) won the race, with Khadevis Robinson (1:44.64) and Duane Solomon Jr. (1:44.65) earning the final two spots on the U.S. team.
Martin finished .25 behind Solomon Jr., clocking a 1:44.90.
This was the second time that Martin has competed at the Olympic Trials and the first time that he qualified for the finals.
In the pole vaulting preliminaries, both former county vaulters advanced to Thursday’s finals. Los Alamitos graduate Dustin Deleo finished tied for eighth clearing the opening height of 17-4½ on his first attempt of the competition.
Mater Dei graduate Michael Woepse (the county’s all-time pole vaulting record holder), cleared that same height on his final attempt and finished tied for 10th.
Thursday’s final is scheduled to start at 5:05 p.m.
El Toro graduate Brandon Bethke will also take part in a final on Thursday. Bethke qualified for the 5000 finals by finishing sixth in heat 2 with a time of 13:45.21.
The 5000 final is the last event scheduled for Thursday, with a start time of 7:38 p.m.