Mile News Tagged Leo Manzano


Beach Vacation Set Manzano on Course for Second Olympic Appearance

July 26, 2012

“I know if I’m in the right place at the right time I have a good chance here, to finish in the top three or top five.”
By David Monti, (c) 2012 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved

TEDDINGTON, England – (July 26, 2012) – When Leo Manzano left the track at the IAAF World Championships in...

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Mexican-American Track Star Hopes Big Heart Provides Olympic Edge

July 21, 2012

By Latin American Herald Tribune

ATLANTA, Ga. – Mexican-born U.S. track athlete Leonel “Leo” Manzano is making his final preparations for the London Games, confident that his Olympic-sized heart will lead him to his best-ever time in the 1500 meters.

Manzano stands just 5 feet 5 inches and is...

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1500 Meters U.S. Champion on Humble Beginnings

July 02, 2012

By Michel Martin, National Public Radio

Leonel Manzano is the new U.S. track and field champion in the men's 1500 meters. He took home the title on Sunday night, and booked his place on the 2012 U.S. Olympic team. As part of Tell Me More's preview of the Summer Olympics, host Michel Martin...

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Uceny, Manzano Win Olympic Trials 1500m Finals

July 01, 2012

By Mario Fraioli, Competitor

EUGENE, Ore. — Beginning her finishing kick with a little more than a lap to go, Morgan Uceny seized the lead at the bell and held it all the way to the finish line, holding off eventual second and third-place finishers Shannon Rowbury and Jenny Simpson to win the...

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Track’s Leo Manzano ready to improve on ‘08 Olympics

May 22, 2012

As part of USA TODAY Sports' "100 Olympic hopefuls in 100 Days" series, prospective U.S. Olympians give their thoughts on the Games in their own words.

By Michael Florek, USA Today

Leo Manzano's first trip to the Olympics ended when he didn't make the final of the men's 1,500 meters.

He...

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Manzano Named USATF Athlete of the Week

May 03, 2012

By Katie Landry, USATF.org

INDIANAPOLIS - Leo Manzano (Austin, Texas) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after anchoring his team to victory in the distance medley relay Saturday at the 13th edition of the USA vs. the World at the Penn Relays.

Manzano received the baton...

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4 Minutes with a Miler - Leo Manzano

March 22, 2012

Podcast series kicks off with Leo Manzano discussing why the Mile is important, breaking four minutes, and the Manzano Mile. It is hosted by Duncan Larkin with the audio available below and through the iTunes store, in addition to the complete transcript below.

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Bring Back the Mile Launches “4 Minutes with a Miler”

March 22, 2012

New podcast series kicks off with U.S. Olympian Leo Manzano

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (March 22, 2012) – Bring Back the Mile’s new podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, launches today featuring 2008 U.S. Olympian and 3:50.64 Miler, Leo Manzano. A unique format, 4 Minutes with a Miler will share...

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Boys & Girls Club Kids, Olympian Leo Manzano Inspire Each Other

March 21, 2012

By Jennifer Fierro, The River Cities Daily Tribune

 MARBLE FALLS, Texas — The chants of “Leo! Leo! Leo!” brought a grin the size of Texas to the face of U.S. Olympian and middle-distance runner Leonel Manzano.

It happened after the former Granite Shoals resident spoke to 96 children at the...

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Brief Chat: Leo and the Manzano Mile

March 05, 2012

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Leo Manzano, who kicked past Matthew Centrowitz to defend his 1500-meter title at the 2012 USA Indoor Championships, is the founder and host of the Manzano Mile in Austin, Texas on March 24, a series of miles and mile relays for all age groups to be staged at...

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