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RIT's Otto Kingstedt Seeks First NCAA XC Title By Deaf Runner

By Lincoln Shryack

RITAfter Otto Kingstedt broke the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) 10,000m record back in April, he was so excited he could barely sleep. Kingstedt had destroyed the 21-year-old mark by 14 seconds, and did so while cutting nearly three minutes off his PR. The Division III runner had even covered the final 5,000m faster than his previous best in the distance -- running the last 3.1 miles in 14:41.

But there was more to that run than just a school record and personal best; something else kept the Swedish athlete awake.

Read more: http://www.flotrack.org/article/63251-rit-s-otto-kingstedt-seeks-first-ncaa-xc-title-by-deaf-runner#.Wg2fzBOPJsM

Source: FloTrack

 
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