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Topic - Matthew Centrowitz
Of the millions of people who watched the 23-year-old Annapolis, Md., native surge for a silver medal Sunday in the men's 1,500 meters at the world championships, his father wasn't one of them.
The Annapolis native's father, the longtime track and cross country coach at American University, missed out on the 1980 Olympics in Moscow thanks to the U.S. boycott.
In one whirlwind week, Usain Bolt turned the biggest disappointment of his career into another golden show capped with a world record even he didn't think was within him.
"[She] made me think it was possible," said Centrowitz, whose father was a two-time Olympian. "She set the tone."
"Got knocked out so dang early, though," he said.