Seidel Earns Marathon Bronze, Predicted Medal In 4th Grade
SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Molly Seidel finished with a bronze medal at the Tokyo Games in only her third career marathon.
The American runner from Wisconsin was surprised by the medal after a sweltering run through the streets of Sapporo.
She listed Olympic success as a goal when she was a kid.
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She wrote on a card that her biggest goal was to go to the Olympics and win a gold medal.
She laughed after the race and said she was a little bit off but was pumped for the bronze.
Seidel finished behind Kenyan marathoners Peres Jepchirchir and Brigid Kosgei.