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Doubling her efforts

Flanagan peaking at right time to make a run at two medals

By Shira Springer
Globe Staff / August 8, 2008

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Making her 10,000-meter debut in May, Shalane Flanagan "didn't freak out too much" when splits showed she would shatter the American record by 15 seconds. The night before, Flanagan and her coach, John Cook, talked about a record time. The prerace conversation kept Flanagan confident during the last 5,000 meters as she entered unfamiliar territory. With her arms stretched to ... (Full article: 1310 words)

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