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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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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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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