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CUBuffs.com: Simpson Claims Bronze In Olympic 1,500

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  1. RSSBot

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    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Former Colorado star Jenny Simpson became the second Buff in two days to claim an Olympic bronze medal, putting on a terrific finishing kick over the last 200 meters Tuesday night to finish third in the 1,500-meter final.


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  2. sackman

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    They just showed the race on NBC. Simpson made a push for the Silver but ran out of track. If it was a 1520, she would have caught the next runner. Jenny was running very strong at the end.
     
  3. Clean Undies

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    Congrats for the podium.

    Simpson- Olympic medalist
     
  4. buffgal

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    Jenny ran an incredible race!
     
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    From my past as an average cross country runner, her race was a sight to behold! Loved watching her dominate that last lap.
     
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    Even more so from a wildly below average cross country runner like myself!
     
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