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Leonel Manzano after winning a silver medal in the men's 1,500 meters at the London 2012 Summer Olympics. Photo by The Associated Press

Leonel Manzano part of 2018 Texas Athletics Hall of Honor induction class

FROM STAFF REPORTS AUSTIN — Leonel Manzano is joining an illustrious group of former Longhorns on Sept. 7 as a Texas Athletics Hall of Honor inductee. He will be part of the 62nd Men’s Hall of Honor Class. This will also be the 19th Women’s Hall of Honor induction ceremony. (more…)

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Leonel Manzano after winning a silver medal in the men

Finish line not in sight for Olympian Leonel Manzano

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER AUSTIN — A healthier Leonel Manzano is back to training for the upcoming cross-country and track-and-field seasons. The 2004 graduate of Marble Falls High School and 2012 Olympic silver medalist is preparing for his ninth year on the professional circuit. He has been to two Olympics: the 2012 London Games, where […]

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Leonel Manzano after winning a silver medal in the men

Local Olympian Leonel Manzano makes appearance in Rio Games

MARBLE FALLS — You might have recognized a familiar face during the opening weekend of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics: Leonel Manzano. No, not on the track — the middle distance runner just missed making the games in Brazil during the Olympic Trials in July. (more…)

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Marble Falls High School graduate Leonel Manzano is competing in the Olympic Trials this week in an effort to make his third U.S. Olympics team. AP file photo

Leonel Manzano going for goal: another Olympics

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER EUGENE, Oregon — For the past two U.S. Olympic Trials, 1,500 meter runners have felt and heard the roar of the “Lion.” That lion is 2004 Marble Falls High School graduate Leonel Manzano. (more…)

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Olympic silver medalist Leonel Manzano runs in the unBearable Fun! Run benefiting Eagle's Wings Retreat Center on Dec. 6. After he finished the 3.1-mile course, he ran it again.  Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

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 with his silver medal from the London 2012 Summer Olympics.

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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