The Women’s 800m final at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials was chaotic. A tumble in the homestretch gave way for Kate Grace to nab the victory in 1:59.1. Ajee Wilson and Chrishuna Williams will join Grace in Rio. It was a big win for the underdog, but it wasn’t the most satisfying win. A slight misstep or a push caused Alysia Montano to clip Brenda Martinez and both...
30-year-old runner Alysia Montano was a favorite to qualify for the United States Olympic, but she finished the 800-meter final at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials Monday more than a minute behind winner Kate Grace after making contact with a competitor and falling on the track with less than 200 meters to the finish. Montano, who became known as the "Running Mom" for competing...
EUGENE, Oregon — A distraught Alysia Montano called her career “a farce” and branded the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) “a corrupt institution” after crashing out of the US Olympic trials on Monday. The 800-meter runner, who believes she has been denied at least three global medals by dope cheats, had hoped this would...
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A pileup with 150 meters to go Monday at Hayward Field knocked out Alysia Montano and Brenda Martinez, two favorites.
Running Mom Alysia Montano shows grit and anguish as she trudges to the finish line at the U.S. Olympic Trials from Eugene, Oregon. She tripped at the end of the 800m, dashing her Olympic dreams.
Montano won in 2 minutes, 0.78 seconds at Hayward Field.
For a pregnant woman, walking can be a tough task. Running? That seems almost out of the question. Olympic runner Alysia Montano, however, felt otherwise. Already eight months into her pregnancy, Montano, a five-time outdoor champion, decided to give it a go in an 800 meter race at the U.S. Championships on Thursday. Montano said running in the race was nothing out of the ordinary...
Alysia Montano is the defending national champion in the 800-meter women’s race. Unfortunately, the speedster came in last at the 2014 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday. Although, she did have a pretty decent excuse. Montano ran the 800-meter race on Thursday while eight months pregnant. With that in mind, you should probably […]
Five-time national champion Alysia Montano, 34-weeks pregnant, ran the 800 meters race on Thursday in the U.S. Track and Field Championships, finishing in 2 minutes, 32.13 seconds – only 35 seconds slower than her personal best of 1:57.34 in 2010, reports the AP, via USA TODAY Sports. I guess we should say it’s a good thing she didn’t win a close race, which spares us a potential...
Most pregnant women like to say they are eating for two, but how many can claim they are re-hydrating with Gatorade after an 800-meter race for the same reason.Five-time U.S. national track and field champion, Alysia Montano, did just that after competing in the USATF Outdoor Championships Thursday— all while she was 34 weeks pregnant.Not surprisingly, the 28-year-old finished...
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