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Galen Rupp

Galen Rupp
Track and Field USA

Galen Rupp

Galen Rupp
  • Birth date 5/08/1986
  • Birthplace 22147, Oregon
  • Hometown Portland, Oregon
  • Residence Portland, Oregon
  • Height/Weight 5'11"/ 138 lbs
  • Olympics 2008, 2012

Biography

Rupp, the American record holder in the 10,000m, has dominated American distance running for more than a decade. At the 2012 London Olympics, he earned the first Olympic 10,000m medal for an American since 1964. He qualified for the 2016 Olympic marathon team by winning the U.S. Olympic marathon trials in his 26.2-mile debut.
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Getting to know Galen Rupp

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Rupp was the 2004 National High School Athlete of the Year.

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He set a University of Oregon school record by being named an All-American 14 times.

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His wife, Keara, is a former Oregon runner.

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