• 43-year-old Abdi Abdirahman Makes USA Olympic Marathon Team
Abdi Abdirahman made the USA marathon team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games on Saturday, Feb. 29 in Atlanta Georgia.
Galen Rupp was a clear winner in 2:09:20, meanwhile the 43-year-old abdirahman in a dramatic 3-way battle for the last two spots on the US Olympic team with Jacob Riley and Leonard Korir took the 3rd place. Riley finsihed 2nd clocking 2:10:02 while Abdirahman finished in 2:10:03. Leonard Korir finished in a dissapointing 4th place in 2:10:06.
Abdirahman made his 5th Olympic team and at age of 43 became the oldest US Olympic runner in history.
See full US Olympic marathon trial results here.