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Lopez Lomong’s Story: Tide US Athlete Video

April 12, 2012

What does the Red, White and Blue mean to you? This is what it means to Lopez Lomong and the Tide campaign to honor the Olympic Spirit.

Lomong was a 2008 Olympian at 1500 meters and holds a personal best of 3:53.18 for the Mile. Lomong will look to represent the U.S. at the 2012 Olympics in the metric mile (1500 meters) once again.






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