Former Logos, WSU runner headed for U.S. Olympic Trials
It was a big deal for Paul Ryan to claim a medal last week in the NCAA outdoor track and field championships at Hayward Field in track-adoring Eugene, Ore.
Two days later, though, he outdid that accomplishment — at the same venue, this time in relative obscurity.
At a hastily organized meet Sunday, the former Logos Secondary and Washington State runner qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials in the men’s 1,500-meter run, narrowly beating the deadline for doing so.
Very big deal.
The Trials start today in Eugene, and Ryan will compete in the first round of the 1,500 next Thursday. The Olympics are scheduled to begin July 23 in Tokyo…