Lomong Named Visa Humanitarian of the Year
By USA Track & Field
INDIANAPOLIS - Lopez Lomong has been named the recipient of the Visa Humanitarian of the Year Award, USA Track & Field announced Thursday. Lomong will be honored on Saturday, December 1, at the Jesse Owens Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Daytona Beach. Fla. The event is held in conjunction with USA Track & Field’s 2012 Annual Meeting.
“I am honored to receive this award,” Lomong said. “It will help a lot of people to know what we are doing off of the track and the reasons why we run. I am so happy to be named the Visa Humanitarian of the Year, and a lot of kids are going to benefit from this.”
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