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OTC Elite Week, Day 4: What Is Lauren Johnson?

October 18, 2012

By The Trailer

EUGENE, Ore. – In 2010, Lauren Johnson was an 800-meter specialist. Strictly. She did the odd 400m or 1500m, but it was mostly 800s, and that’s what she competed in at the 2010 USA Outdoor Championships.

In 2011, the 25-year-old was a miler. Strictly. She did the odd 800m or 3K, but it was mostly 1500s, and that’s what she competed in at 2011 USA Outdoor Championships.

In 2012, before a bone fragment in her ankle started floating around, prematurely ending her season, she’d become a steeplechaser.

And those are only the most recent changes.

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