Shalane Flanagan

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Birthday
8, 1981
Birthplace
Colorado
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
8, 1981 (age 38)
Birthplace
Colorado

About

Sprinter from Colorado who took home the bronze medal in the 1000m event at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. She is also a multiple-time bronze medalist at the World Cross Country Championships.

Before Fame

She won the National Scholastic Indoor Championships with a 4:46 mile time.

Trivia

She set American records in several events, including the indoor 3000m, the indoor 5000m, and the 15K road race.

Family Life

Both her parents were highly-accomplished long-distance runners.

Associated With

She finished behind Ethiopian sprinter Meseret Defar at the Philadelphia Half Marathon in 2010.