Galen Rupp

Track and Field

Name: Galen Rupp
Discipline: 3000-meter, 5000-meter, 10000-meter
Height: 5-11
Weight: 138
DOB: 5/8/1986
Birthplace: Portland, Ore.
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: Central Catholic High School (Portland, Ore.) '04
College: Oregon '09, Business

Olympic Experience:
  • Two-time Olympian (2008, 2012)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, silver (10,000-meter), 7th (5,000-meter)
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, 13th (10,000-meter)
Career Highlights:
  • Two-time ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American
  • 2004 National High School Athlete of the Year
  • Seven-time USA Outdoor 10,000-meter champion (2008-2013, 2015)
  • 2005 USA Junior cross country champion (25:13)
  • 2007 USA Outdoors 10,000-meter runner-up
  • 2009 NCAA Outdoor 5,000-meter (14:04.12) and 10,000-meter (28:21.45)
  • Three-time member of Team USA for World Outdoor Championships
  • 2012 Olympic Trials 5,00-meter champion

While at Oregon, he joined up with teammates Matthew Centrowitz, Andrew Wheating and Shadrack Kiptoo-Biwott to set the outdoor collegiate 4x1-mile relay record of 16:03.24 ... In just 2007 alone he was a seven-time NCAA All-American (twice outdoors, four times indoors and once in cross country) ... Married to Even Keara Rupp

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