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Shalane Flanagan Finishes 10th in the Olympic Marathon

Sunday, August 05, 2012

UNC grad Shalane Flanagan finished tenth in the Olympic marathon today, with a time of 2:25:51. This was roughly 2:44 off the winning time of 2:23:07, set by Ethiopian Tiki Gelana. Flanagan stayed with the lead pack until it was whittled down to about seven; she then fell about ten seconds behind with Russian Tatyana Petrova Arkhipova around the 1:30 mark. (Carolina March)

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