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London 2012 Olympics: Georganne Moline Preparing For 400 Meter Hurdles

Arizona native and current University of Arizona athlete Georganne Moline is in London preparing for the biggest race of her career. The Phoenix-native qualified for the Olympics after finishing second in the 400 meter hurdles at the USA Olympic Trials.

Local news outlet KOLD / KMSB put together a video profile on Moline in her preparation for London 2012. Moline discussed how she turned into a hurdler and her eventual desire to compete in the Olympics. The video also includes and an interview with University of Arizona Track and Field head coach, Fred Harvey. Included in the profile is her training regimen; both her track workouts and her workouts in the weight room.

Round one of the Women's 400 meter hurdles is set for Sunday, August 5th at 11:00 a.m. PT. Moline is not considered a favorite to medal in the event as she faces stiff competition against defending Olympic champion, Jamaica's Melanie Walker who set an Olympic record in Beijing with a time of 53.64 seconds in 2008.

For more on the 2012 Olympic Games, make sure that you check out SB Nation's dedicated Olympics hub.