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Alysia Montano

Track and Field

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  • 2012

Name: Alysia Montano
Sport: Track and Field
Event: 800-meter
Height: 5-7
Weight: 135
DOB: 4/23/1986
Birthplace: Queens, N.Y.
Hometown: Santa Clara, Calif.
High School: Canyon High School (Canyon Country, Calif.) ‘04
College: University of California, Berkeley ’08, Theater and Performing Arts

Olympic Experience:
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 5th (800-meter)

Career Highlights:
  • Four-time national outdoor champion (2007, 2010-12)
  • 2010 World Indoor Championship, bronze
  • 2007 NCAA indoor and outdoor champion
  • 2007 Pac-10 Women’s Track Athlete of the Year
  • 2006 North America, Central america and Caribbean U-23 champion

Daughter of Yvonne and Eric Johnson…Married to husband, Louis Montano…Has one brother, Eric…Has one daughter, Linnea…Hobbies include painting, arts and crafts, sewing, wood work, welding and swordplay…Always wears a flower in her hair when she races…Speaks Spanish.

Learn more:
Personal Website
USA Track and Field

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