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Ex-Dodger runs personal best time at the Olympics

(Koll) Uhl places 13th in women's 10,000-meter run

August 3, 2012
By The Messenger Sports staff (sports@messengernews.net) , Messenger News

LONDON - Fort Dodge Senior High graduate Lisa (Koll) Uhl clocked a personal-best time of 31:12.80 to place 13th in the women's 10,000-meter race at the Olympic Games here Friday night.

Uhl, a former Iowa State All-American and the NCAA's all-time record holder in the event, finished just behind fellow Americans Amy Hastings (personal-best 31:10.69) and Janet Cherobon-Bawcom (personal-best 31:12.68).

Tirunesh Dibaba, a gold medalist in both the 5,000 and 10,000 at the 2008 Summer Olympics, was the winner in 30:30.75.

Uhl's previous best time was 31:18.07, which came in 2010 while running for the Cyclones.

Uhl graduated from FDSH in 2005.

 
 

 

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