Those who have watched the athletic career of runner Matthew Centrowitz since his days at Broadneck High School (BHS) will be able to see him compete at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
Centrowitz qualified on Sunday during the 1,500 meter run in the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in Eugene, OR. According to The Baltimore Sun, Centrowitz finished second after taking the lead early in the final lap, but was passed by U.S. Olympic veteran Leonel Manzano. The top three finishers qualified to go to the London Games.
The 22-year-old is a 2007 graduate of BHS, a middle-distance running champion and Arnold resident. He went pro at the end of last year and has since been setting records and winning events across the country.
Patch previously reported that another BHS alum, Farrah Hall, qualified to compete in windsurfing in the Olympic Games that are set to begin later this month.