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1500-meter hopeful Centrowitz grew up in the company of Olympians

July 14, 2012

Broadneck grad and son of an Olympian knows the meaning of running on the biggest stage

By Chris Korman, The Baltimore Sun

Matt Centrowitz Sr. does not recall ever sitting down with his son Matthew Centrowitz to regale him with tales of being an Olympian, or to explain the thrill and responsibility of representing the United States on the world's most-watched athletic stage.

They never needed that sort of session.

Running, and doing so at the highest levels, was a constant currency in the Centrowitz house, one that streamed through everything. Matthew never had to ask about the Olympics; the men his father spoke to, who came to family gatherings, who were at the other end of vacation trips, so many of them had been there.

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