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Road to the Olympics: Morgan Uceny poised to medal after years of struggling

July 21, 2012

PLYMOUTH, Ind. -- If there were no Hoosier resembling Morgan Uceny in reality, there would be in the imagination.

Raised amid cornfields. Cared for farm animals. Loves basketball. Works hard. Exudes humility.

It is the latter element of Uceny's personality that has restrained her. How can you be the best in the world -- at anything -- and be deferential?

Before she set out to conquer the world's fastest female Milers, she conquered herself. Now the 27-year-old from Plymouth heads to London with a chance to be the first American to win an Olympic medal in the women's 1,500 meters.

Continue reading at: indystar.com

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