Marco Langon Qualifies for United States Team at World Cross Country Championships

Jan 23, 2023 432

Villanova freshman Marco Langon (Raritan, N.J.) recorded the most significant milestone to date of his young collegiate career and did so on a big stage during competition at the USATF Cross Country Championships on Saturday afternoon. Langon raced in the U20 Men's division and recorded a third place finish which earned him the opportunity to test himself against the top distance runner in the world.

His finish on Saturday qualified him for the United States team that will head to the World Athletics Cross Country Championships in Bathurst, Australia next month. The top six finishers in Saturday's race earn selection to the United States squad for the World Championships and Langon left nothing to chance with a time of 23:53.8 over 8,000 meters at Pole Green Park. 

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