2008 summer olympics

Lagat qualifies in 5000 meter

EUGENE, Ore. — WSU’s Bernard Lagat won the men’s 5000m at the USA Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., and will make his third trip to the Olympic games but only his first time competing as an American citizen. Lagat won the 5000m in a time of 13 minutes, 27.47 seconds. He is […]

Mileisyte Qualifies for 2008 Summer Olympics

PULLMAN – WSU swimmer Rugile Mileisyte’s successful summer will culminate with a trip to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. A native of Alytus, Lithuania, Mileisyte will compete for her home country at the Olympics in the 50 freestyle, Aug. 15. She earned a qualifying time of 26.32 seconds in a time trial at the […]