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VIDEO: Cyclones in the Olympics: Guor Marial

Release: 07/27/2012
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AMES, Iowa - The opening ceremonies for the 2012 Olympics in London take place tonight.

This week, reporter John Walters visits with Iowa State coaches to talk about four recent or current Cyclones competing in London.

Guor Marial was a Cross Country All-American at Iowa State. Marial will take part in the Olympic Marathon in London. Marial’s road to the Olympics is unique. He will run independently, under the Olympic flag because his native South Sudan does not yet have an Olympic committee.  Marial also cannot represent the United States as he is not yet a U.S. citizen.

Click the "play" link in the photo above or visit the embedded media player below to see the feature and other stories in this series.

Missed last weeks feature on current Iowa State staff members in the Olympics? Click here to see those video features. 

This is a preview of video content to come with the new, launching in early August. For more information about how to sign up for, click here.  


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