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Meb Keflezighi: An American With All Eyes On Boston

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Meb Keflezighi was here. Last month, the San Diego runner became the first American man to win the Boston Marathon in 31 years.

He's working with Skechers as the "Brand Ambassador For Performance Division" and has his own line of shoes. Meb will also be throwing out the first pitch at tonight's Dodger’s game.

Fun facts about Meb Keflezinghi (Source: Wikipedia)

Meb is an Eritrean-born American long distance runner. He is the 2004 Olympic silver medalist in the marathon and finished in fourth place in the 2012 Summer Olympics. He won the 2009 New York City Marathon on November 1, 2009, and the 2014 Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014, becoming the first American man to win each race since 1982 and 1983, respectively. Keflezighi is a graduate of UCLA where he won four NCAA championships competing for the UCLA Bruins track and field team.

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