Saturday, December 19, 2009

The Finish Line -- part 1

Here are some famous finish line photos of Villanova runners -- click on image for a larger view. In this first installment: (1) Adrian Blincoe's anchor winning the 2002 NCAA Distance Medley Relay title, (2) Sonia O'Sullivan winning the 1998 World Cross Country Championship (she won both the long course and short course races that year), (3) Marty Liquori beating Jim Ryun for the 1969 NCAA mile championship, (4) Jen Rhines winning the 2002 USATF national title at 10,000 meters, (5) Matt Gibney anchoring the 2009 Penn Relays Championship of America Distance Medley Relay, and (6) Eamonn Coghlan winning the 1983 World Championship at 5000 meters.

Adrian Blincoe

Sonia O'Sullivan

Marty Liquori

Jen Rhines

Matt Gibney
Eamonn Coghlan

Take a look below at the final lap of Eamonn's 1983 world title at 5000 meters.

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