October 11, 2012
By Fox News Latino
Mexican-American athlete Leo Manzano made history this year by winning the silver medal in the 1500 meter race at the London Olympics, but before and after that accomplishment a great part of his efforts have focused on inspiring other young people to follow in his footsteps....
September 30, 2012
By Jazmine Ulloa, American-Statesman
MARBLE FALLS, Texas - It was a welcome back celebration of Olympic proportions for track star Leo Manzano on Sunday inside the Marble Falls High School auditorium.
More than 500 people roared with applause, whistling and cheering wildly as the silver...
September 25, 2012
By Cory Mull, The Patriot-News
For a day this past Saturday in New York City, Brian Fuller was among kings and queens of their sport.
He was bumping shoulders next to Track & Field Olympians like Leo Manzano and Matthew Centrowitz, two of America's best one-Mile prospects -- Manzano was the...
September 22, 2012
At 32nd edition, more than 5,400 finishers in age group heats race the iconic distance down the famed thoroughfare
By Jim Gerweck, The Mile wire
NEW YORK – (September 22, 2012) – For years, Bernard Lagat has dominated Mile races on the indoor track of New York City, his eight consecutive...
September 20, 2012
By The River Cities Daily Tribune
MARBLE FALLS, Texas — The Highland Lakes will welcome home Olympian Leonel "Leo" Manzano on Sept. 30 with festivities, music and a parade from Marble Falls High School to Granite Shoals City Hall.
The former Granite Shoals resident and Marble Falls High...
September 18, 2012
By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World
Leo Manzano, the London Olympic 1500 meter silver medalist in 3:34.79, will run the Fifth Avenue Mile in New York on September 22. "It's great to bring this to the U.S., where most people can't really get a chance to see the world class athletes in person,...
September 09, 2012
Silver medalist is greeted at airport
By Brent Carney, KXAN News
AUSTIN, Texas - Family and fans of Leo Manzano gathered at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Saturday to welcome the Marble Falls native back to Texas, a month and a day after he won a silver medal at the London Olympics.
September 04, 2012
By Rebecca Villaneda, HispanicBusiness.com
Leo Manzano, 27, is still on a high from taking home the silver for the men's 1500 meter final on Aug. 7 at the 2012 London Olympics.
And he should be. It was the first time an American won a medal in that race since Jim Ryun won a silver in 1968. To...
August 24, 2012
By David Martin, IAAF
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Leo Manzano may carry a pint size stature but the Olympic 1500m silver medalist proved he has a heart as big as his much taller rivals with his celebrated performance at the recent London Games.
At five feet five inches (1.65m) tall, Manzano was...
August 07, 2012
"My kick has always been there. Ever since I was maybe 12 years old, I've had this major gift from God. I guess sometimes it's just been kind of overlooked."
By David Leon Moore, USA TODAY
LONDON – The race was run by someone who a day earlier had been kicked out of the Olympics. That alone...
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