The fifth-place finisher at 800 meters in the 2012 Olympics woke up Monday morning and realized she might still win a medal. A bunch of them, in fact. What American runner Alysia Montano will never get is the feeling of winning those medals, and having them placed around her neck at the Olympics or world championships. A report released by an independent commission found evidence...
Via Associated Press
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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 […]
This is one of the best sports stories you’ll hear today. Alysia Montano was born to run, now the 28-year-old athlete has run before giving birth. Montano is 34 weeks pregnant, but didn’t want that to stop her competing in the 800 meters while at the U.S. Track and Field Championships. The former University of California star discussed the risks with her doctors, ultimately...
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...
Eugene, Ore. – Soggy conditions didn’t hold local favorite Nick Symmonds as he defended his Olympic Trials title, and Alysia Montano earned her first Trials title as 13 athletes earned a spot on Team USA for the Olympic Games in front of a crowd of 21,626 fans at Hayward Field.
Via USA Track & Field
June 24, 2012
EUGENE, ORE. – Jessica Cosby established the American record in the women’s hammer throw while Christian Taylor and Alysia Montano established both meet and Hayward Field records in the men’s triple jump and women’s national 800m, respectively, to highlight a rainy Friday night at Hayward Field in the Prefontaine Classic. Competition continues Saturday and will be broadcast...
Via USA Track & Field
May 31, 2012
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