Sunday, March 24, 2013

Ben True Leads TEAM USA to Silver at World XC Champs

 (c) 2013, Paul Merca

In The  Arena Athlete Ben True leads TEAM USA to historical 2nd place at World Cross Country Championships in Poland this morning. A truly inspiring accomplishment that deserves to be shared.

Ben talking to before the race.

Ben soon after his 6th place finish and team USA reaction to the Silver

USATF Press Release

"True's sixth place finish was the highest at the world championships since Todd Williams was ninth in 1995 in Durham, England. The last time Team USA had two men finish in the top ten was in 1986 in Neuchatel, Switzerland, when Pat Porter finished sixth, and John Easker was tenth" Complete  Release HERE

Paul Merca's Blog

"BYDGOSZCZ, Poland--In one of the most surprising performance in recent memory, Team USA, led by the sixth place finish of Ben True (Hanover, New Hampshire) earned a hard fought team silver medal in the senior men's 12-kilometer race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships at Myslecinek Park." CONTINUES

Ben True's Blog

Check Ben's True  In The Arena with Bens blog entry from this morning: Speechless!!