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Morgan Uceny Hopeful Winning Ways Will Continue in 2012

April 22, 2012

By Joe Battaglia, NBC Olympics

BOSTON –– After finishing the 2011 outdoor season as only the second American ever ranked No. 1 in the world in the women’s 1500m, Morgan Uceny kicked off the Olympic year with a victory in the B.A.A. Invitational Mile in 4:43.8. We spoke with her about her first race and her expectations for what lies ahead in the push toward the London Olympics. 

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