MATTHEW CENTROWITZ RUMORS

Even Matthew Centrowitz was shocked he won gold in Rio. Now he craves more.

Matthew Centrowitz was not always certain he wanted to be a runner. Long before the Olympic gold medalist made history at the Rio Olympics in August by becoming the first American since 1908 to win the 1,500-meter race, Centrowitz had his mind set on conquering another sport — soccer. He grew up dreaming of becoming […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago

4 Paralympians finished 1,500 meter race faster than Olympic champion

The 2016 Rio Paralympics are still going on despite monetary troubles, and one event that has produced some shocking results is the men’s 1,500 meter for the visually impaired. It may seem crazy to think that those with extreme visual issues are racing their way around the track at Rio, but apparently the elite at this event have a few things to show the world. Mainly because...
Via The Comeback
September 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Matthew Centrowitz Makes Team USA List For Best Male Athlete Of The Olympics

Former Oregon Duck Matthew Centrowitz is in the Running for the Best Male Athlete for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Team USA is looking for your vote for the ‘Best of the Games’ in several categories including Male and Female Athletes as well as a Team Award. Former Oregon Duck Mathew Centrowitz, who won the 1500 […] Matthew Centrowitz Makes Team USA List For Best Male Athlete Of...
Via Autzen Zoo
August 27, 2016

Matthew Centrowitz first U.S. athlete to win Olympic 1500m since 1908

Gold: Matthew Centrowitz (United States) Silver: Taoufik Makhloufi (Algeria) Bronze: Nick Willis (New Zealand) Matthew Centrowitz became the first U.S. athlete to win an Olympic 1500m gold medal since 1908. Four years ago, Centrowitz finished fourth in London, just .04 seconds off of the podium. This year, he crossed the finish line first in 3 minutes, 50.00 seconds. "My goal was...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Get to know Matthew Centrowitz: 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Get to know Matthew Centrowitz: 2016 Rio Olympic Games
Via The Oregonian
August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matthew Centrowitz and Andrew Wheating advance to 1,500-meter finals

Matthew Centrowitz and Andrew Wheating advance to 1,500-meter finals
Via The Oregonian
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matthew Centrowitz, Andrew Wheating advance in Olympic trials 1,500 prelims

Matthew Centrowitz, Andrew Wheating advance in Olympic trials 1,500 prelims
Via The Oregonian
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Centrowitz defends title in Wanamaker Mile at Mill

NEW YORK (AP) Matthew Centrowitz realizes there's always a chance he could wake up feeling ill the morning of his race at the Rio Olympics or the U.S. trials. As he put it Saturday after defending his title in the Wanamaker Mile at the 109th Millrose Games: ''You're not allowed to call it a day and reschedule.'' The two-time world championships medalist was fighting off an upper...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Centrowitz defends title in Wanamaker Mile at Millrose Games

NEW YORK (AP) Matthew Centrowitz defended his title in the Wanamaker Mile at the 109th Millrose Games. Centrowitz won the indoor meet's signature event for the third time Saturday, making his move with a lap to go to beat New Zealand's Nick Willis. His time of 3 minutes, 50.63 seconds was a meet record. This is the fifth year that Millrose has been held at the Armory and its...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Centrowitz wins 2nd Wanamaker Mile title at Millrose Games

NEW YORK (AP) Matthew Centrowitz won his second Wanamaker Mile title at the Millrose Games, holding off Nick Willis by .11 seconds Saturday. The 25-year-old Centrowitz also won the indoor meet's signature event in 2012. He was a close second the following year. Forty-year-old Bernard Lagat, who has won a record eight Wanamaker titles, entered the race for the first time since 2011...
Via Associated Press
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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