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All-American Miler: 5 Questions With Shannon Rowbury

January 11, 2013

By Duncan Larkin, Competitor

Shannon Rowbury of San Francisco is a two-time Olympian in the 1500m and most recently placed sixth in the final at the Olympic Games in London last August–the best performance by an American woman in that event in the modern Olympics.

The 28-year-old Rowbury has also placed well at the world championships, capturing a bronze medal in the 1500m in 2009. The 2007 Duke University graduate runs for Nike and is a co-founder of the Bay Area Track Club. We caught up with her recently to look back at her most recent Olympic experience, look ahead to the 2013 season, and discuss the possibility of moving up in distance.

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