Thursday, March 31, 2011

Did You Know…? World-Class Versatility Edition

With a Bronze at the World Cross Country Championships in Punta Umbria, Shalane Flanagan became the eighth American woman to win an individual medal at the event, adding yet another honor added to a career full of them.

Did you know that by medaling in Spain Flanagan became just the second American woman to win World Championship (or Olympic) medals both in cross country AND on the track? ¬†With that distinction, she joins US super-duper-star Lynn Jennings… another Massachusetts native.

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