Mile News Tagged David Woods


Olympic Fall Keeps Morgan Uceny Out of Next 1500 Race

August 15, 2012

By David Woods, The Indianapolis Star

Morgan Uceny, the Plymouth, Ind., runner who tripped in last week's 1500 meter final at the Olympic Games, pulled out of a scheduled race Friday because of injuries resulting from her fall.

Uceny was in good position heading into the last lap of her race...

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Hoosier Native Morgan Uceny Falls During 1500 Meter Final

August 10, 2012

By David Woods, Indianapolis Star 

LONDON – This is the other side of Olympic glory.

Half a lifetime of preparation, of dreaming, shattered in an instant.

Hoosier native Morgan Uceny fell Friday night in the 1500 meter final at the Olympic Games. Afterward, she knelt on the track, head...

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Morgan Uceny Advances to Final in 1500 Meters

August 08, 2012

By David Woods, Indystar

LONDON -- Morgan Uceny, who once resisted becoming a Miler because she didn't want to race that far, has become one of the world's best at one of track and field's glamour distances.

Uceny, a 27-year-old from Plymouth, Ind., qualified for the 1500 meter final at the...

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Olympics 2012: Indiana Morgan Uceny advances in 1500 meters

August 06, 2012

By David Woods, Indystar

LONDON -- Morgan Uceny of Plymouth, Ind., and world champion Jenny Simpson today both advanced to semifinals of the women's 1500 meters at the Olympic Games.

Top six from each of three heats, plus the next six times, qualified for Wednesday's semifinals...

...The...

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Wheating’s second shot

August 02, 2012

Vermonter gets another crack at Olympic dreams

By David Woods, USA Today

LONDON — Andrew Wheating says he’s not the wide-eyed, autograph-seeking tourist he was at his first Olympics four years ago. Neither is he the fearsome Miler who ran the world’s fourth-fastest 1500 meters two years ago.

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U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials: Front-running Morgan Uceny’s ready to race the world

July 02, 2012

By David Woods, The Register-Guard

Since the Olympic Games introduced the 1,500 meters for women in 1972, the race has been dominated by Eastern Europeans and Africans. No American has ever won a medal.

Not Mary Decker Slaney. Not Suzy Favor Hamilton. Not Ruth Wysocki. Not Francie Larrieu....

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