Episode 257: Diane Nukuri – Lindsey Hein
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After seeking asylum in Canada from a country that had been in Civil War for years, Diane was recruited to run for the University of Iowa with Coach Layne Anderson where she was a three time All American. She has a marathon PR of 2:27:50 and you’ll hear in the interview that her favorite distance is the half marathon where she olds a PR of 69:12.
In this episode you’ll hear about life growing up in Burundi, making her first Olympic team at such a young age and what her journey to the United States looked like…
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