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Marty Liquori
Marty Liquori was the third American high schooler in history to break the four-minute mile. He ranked number one in the world for the mile and the 5,000 meter and held American records for 2000 meters, 5000 meters, and 2 miles. Liquori is a distinguished broadcaster and has served on the President’s council on Physical Fitness.
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Liquori was the third American high schooler to break the four-minute mile by running a 3:59.8 In 1968 Liquori became the youngest person to compete in the 1500-meter Olympic finals. Liquori is a noted broadcaster. He has covered six Olympic Games, twenty-five New York City Marathons, twelve Boston Marathons, eight Ironman Triathlons, and numerous track and field events.

He has severed as the National spokesman for Leukemia Society of America’s Team in Training. He has served on the President’s council on Presidents Council on Physical Fitness.

Athletic Accomplishments

  • Ranked number one in the world for 1969 – 1971 in the mile
  • Ranked number one in the world in 1997 for the 5,000 meters
  • American Records for 2,000 meters, 2- miles and 5,000 meters
  • Best mile: 3:52.2
  • Best 5,000 meters: 13:15.1
  • Undefeated NCAA-IC4A Mile Championship
  • Eleven straight Penn Relay Championships
  • 1968 Olympic Team
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