Portland's Rupp named athlete of the week

Portland's Rupp named athlete of the week

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Galen Rupp wins the Men's 10,000 meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials held at Hayward Field in Eugene in June, 2012.

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by KGW.com Staff

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Posted on November 28, 2012 at 3:25 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 28 at 3:54 PM

USA Track & Field named Oregon's Galen Rupp athlete of the week.

He led Team USA to a third place finish at the Chiba International Ekiden in Japan, last week.

Rupp’s 28:20 time was the fastest 10 km split of the day.

Rupp was a silver medalist in the 10,000m 2012 London Olympics.

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