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Leo Manzano headed to World Championships with Team USA

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER EUGENE, Oregon — Marble Falls High School graduate Leonel Manzano made his seventh Team USA squad June 27 during the U.S. Track and Field Championships. The World Championships are Aug. 22-30 in Beijing. (more…)

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Former Mustang Leonel Manzano running for spot at world meet

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER EUGENE, Oregon — Leonel Manzano spent Father’s Day with his family June 21, electing to rest days before boarding a plane to the U.S. Track and Field Championships, where he’ll run in the 1,500-meter race. (more…)

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Olympian Leonel Manzano leads first run down new trail in Granite Shoals

Olympian Leonel Manzano leads first run down new trail in Granite Shoals

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — A wet and soggy day didn’t keep participants from being the first to try out the new Manzano’s Hike, Bike & Run Trail on May 9. After all, it’s not every day people get the chance to run with an Olympic Silver medalist. (more…)

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Olympic silver medalist Leonel Manzano (center) with fans Kendall Bible (left), Syndey Lough and Jazmine Gaston.

Olympic medalist Leonel Manzano finds the perfect fit in new sponsor

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — When they’re young, people say they put on the fastest shoes in the world. For 2004 Marble Falls High School graduate Leonel Manzano, those shoes also helped him to stay on the track. (more…)

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Leonel Manzano wins 1,500-meter national title

FROM STAFF REPORTS SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Middle-distance runner Leonel Manzano won the 2014 U.S. men’s 1,500-meter outdoor national championship June 28. Manzano, a 2004 graduate of Marble Falls High School and former Granite Shoals resident, clocked in at 3 minutes 38.63 seconds for his second U.S. outdoor crown as a professional and fifth overall, when […]

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Marble Falls’ Jordan Wright bests Leonel Manzano’s record, heads to state

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF SAN ANTONIO — Marble Falls High School senior cross-country runner Jordan Wright always admired former Mustang and Olympian Leonel Manzano. After all, Manzano sets the pace for middle-distance runners at Marble Falls with his nine state titles, two NCAA national championships and a silver medal from the London Summer Olympics […]

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Leonel Manzano doesn’t make finals in 1,500 meters at World Championships

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MOSCOW — Only one American advanced to the 1,500-meter finals in the International Association of Athletics Federations Track and Field World Championships. His name is Matthew Centrowitz. Former Marble Falls High School middle-distance runner and Olympic silver medalist Leonel Manzano did not advance to the finals during the semifinal round […]

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Olympic silver medalist Leonel Manzano will return to his hometown of Granite Shoals to help open the new hike-and-bike trail named after him. Courtesy photos

Olympian Manzano advances to semis of track World Championships

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MOSCOW — Olympic Silver medalist and Marble Falls High School graduate Leonel Manzano smiled as he ducked into the athlete area following his second-place finish in the first round of the men’s 1,500-meter race at the IAAF World Championships. (more…)

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Olympian Leonel Manzano making run at World Championships

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — The road to Moscow started in Eugene, Ore., but took a few wild turns for Marble Falls High School graduate and Olympic silver medalist Leonel Manzano. Despite the challenges, Manzano starts his campaign in the men’s 1,500-meter race at the International Association of Athletics Federations World Track […]

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Manzano qualifies for 1,500-meters at World Championships in Moscow

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF PARIS — Olympic silver medalist Leonel Manzano did exactly what he set out to do. The middle-distance runner and 2004 Marble Falls High School graduate hit the A-standard for the 1,500 meters by finishing in 3 minutes 33.14 seconds at the Meeting AREVA (IAAF Diamond League) for third place on […]

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Leonel Manzano celebrates after winning the silver medal in the 1,500-meter race during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The Marble Falls High School graduate is running at meets in Europe this summer to prepare for the World Championships in Moscow on Aug. 10-18. Associated Press photo

Olympian Leonel Manzano in Europe to prepare for World Championships

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF AUSTIN — Olympic silver medalist Leonel Manzano left for Europe on June 26 with several objectives. At the top of the middle-distance runner’s list is to hit the A-standard for the 1,500-meter race — 3 minutes 35 seconds — so he can compete in the World Championships in Moscow on […]

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Olympic silver medalist Leonel Manzano will return to his hometown of Granite Shoals to help open the new hike-and-bike trail named after him. Courtesy photos

Manzano Mile runners can find their rhythm with live music at third annual event

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF AUSTIN — For the third annual Manzano Mile on March 23, middle-distance runner Leonel Manzano is planning something a little different. (more…)

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Silver medalist Leonel Manzano picks up where he left off

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF AUSTIN — In many ways, U.S. Olympian Leonel Manzano is following the same training regimen that helped him capture the silver medal in the men’s 1,500 meters at the London 2012 Summer Olympics. (more…)

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Olympian Leonel Manzano to receive award at sports gala

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE LOS ANGELES — Olympian Leonel Manzano will receive the Male Running Performance of the Year Award during the 21st annual Endurance LIVE Sports Awards Gala on Feb. 23. (more…)

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