Olympic countdown: Ex-Cat made steeplechase final in 1996

2012-07-03T22:00:00Z Olympic countdown: Ex-Cat made steeplechase final in 1996By Matthew Lechuga, Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 03, 2012 10:00 pm  • 

This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.

 

• Athlete: Marc Davis

• Olympics: 1996, Atlanta

• Local connection: Attended the University of Arizona from 1989 to 1992

• Known for: Made it to the final in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in the 1996 Games. Won a national championship in 5,000-meter run in 1989 and another in 1992 in the steeplechase. Was inducted into the University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame in 1997.

• Current: Davis now works as a coach for runners through his program Lap2Go.

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