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Vazquez qualifies for Olympics - The Palm Coast Observer

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DistancePreps.com - The Future Runs Now   on Jun 20 2012, 10:47 PM

Vazquez qualifies for Olympics

 

Date: June 20, 2012
by: Andrew O'Brien | Staff Writer

 

Flagler Palm Coast High School graduate is bound for London: Sam Vazquez to race for Puerto Rico.

For the last three months, Sam Vazquez, 28, has been feverishly chasing a dream he has had his entire life.

On Saturday night, that dream became a reality. 

Vazquez, a 2003 graduate of Flagler Palm Coast High School, ran the 1,500 meters in 3 minutes, 37.60 seconds on June 16, in Indiana, officially qualifying him for the London 2012 Summer Olympics under the Olympic B standard, which earns him a spot on the Puerto Rico National Team. His time was a Puerto Rican national record. 

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