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Galen Rupp

Track and Field

  • 2008
  • 2012
TwitterName: Galen Rupp
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: 3000m, 5000m, 10000m
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 138
Current Residence:
Portland, Oregon
College: Oregon '09, Business

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

Fun Facts: 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

Learn more: 
USA Track & Field

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