Mile News Tagged Lopez Lomong

A Beautiful Night for the Mile: Reid, Lomong Win the Wanamaker Mile

February 16, 2013

Multiple records topple in the Armory Saturday night as high school phenom Mary Cain betters her own U.S. record, while Lomong and O’Hare take the storied race into new terrain.

By Duncan Larkin, Mile wire 

NEW YORK – Under the bright lights and amidst the roaring of a sold-out crowd at the...

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Lomong Named Visa Humanitarian of the Year

November 15, 2012

"Faced with overwhelming suffering even at a young age, he rose above the adversity and now uses his success to help others overcome their challenges. Lopez is a role model for athletes and an inspiration for us all."

From USA Track & Field

INDIANAPOLIS - Lopez Lomong has been named the...

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American Dreams: Alex and Peter Inspired by Brother Lopez Lomong’s Olympic Success

October 08, 2012

By Stephen Mazzone,

Back in the fall of 2007, HBO aired a moving documentary about distance runner and U.S. Olympian Joseph “Lopez” Lomong. It told the story of the terrifying early life of the African native, who was kidnapped at the age of 6 by rebel soldiers of the Sudan People...

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Olympic runner Lopez Lomong is a ‘warrior inside’

June 16, 2012

As part of USA TODAY Sports' "100 Olympic hopefuls in 100 Days" series, prospective U.S. Olympians give their thoughts on the Games in their own words.

By Karen Rosen, USA Today

Four years after Lopez Lomong carried the Star-Spangled Banner into the 2008 Olympic Opening Ceremony in Beijing,...

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