Sport: Track and Field
Current Residence: Beaverton, Ore.
College: Northern Arizona University '12, Hotel and Restaurant Management
- 2008 Olympic Games, semifinals in 1,500m
- 2012 Olympic Games, 10th place in 5,000m
- 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, 3rd (5,000-meter)
- 2012 USA Indoor Championships, 2nd (3,000-meter)
- Two-time national outdoor champion, 1,500-meter (2009, 2010)
- 2007 NCAA outdoor champion (1,500-meter)
- 2007 NCAA indoor champion (3,000-meter)
Fun Facts: Served as the U.S. delegation Opening Ceremony flag bearer at the 2008 Olympic Games...Family fled Kimotong, Sudan, to avoid an attacking militia group when he was 6...Lived in a refugee camp run by Catholic missionaries for 10 years...Became a U.S. citizen in 2007...Enjoys hip-hop music...Created the Lopez Lomong Foundation.
USA Track and Field Bio
Did You Know Some Of Your Favorite Team USA Athletes Were Adopted?
Stuart Lieberman Nov. 21, 2015
To celebrate National Adoption Day, here are 17 U.S. Olympians and Paralympians who were adopted.
Changing The World, One Step At A Time
Katherine Keel March 13, 2013
Two-time Olympian Lopez Lomong discusses his non-profit organization
Gallery: 2013 Millrose Games
Aimee Berg Feb. 17, 2013
See highlights of the marquee New York City track event
Lopez Lomong: Seeking the American Dream
Nicholas Goda Sept. 25, 2012
He escaped Sudan, competed in two Games and is now ready for next challenge
Countdown to London: One Day to Go
Amy Rosewater July 26, 2012
Preview Team USA before the London 2012 Olympic Games begin Friday
Lopez Lomong and his big, global dreams
Alan Abrahamson May 31, 2012
'I am a voice for people who never told their story' - Lopez Lomong