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Peter Lomong

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Peter Lomong
Personal information
NationalityAmerican
Born (1996-07-06) July 6, 1996 (age 23)
Kimotong, South Sudan
Sport
SportLong-distance running
Event(s)400 m – 5 km
College teamNorthern Arizona University

Peter Lomong (born July 6, 1996 in Kimotong, Budi County, Kapoeta State, South Sudan) is a South Sudanese-American runner competing for Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA. His elder brother Lopez Lomong also competed for Northern Arizona University.

Early life[edit]

Peter Lomong was born on July 6, 1996 to Rita Namana and Longoyathiya Lomongom. He belongs to the Buya tribe of southeastern South Sudan.[1] After emigrating to the United States from a refugee camp in Kenya, Lomong attended Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia.

Peter Lomong's younger brother, Alex Lomong, runs for Ohio State University.[2]

References[edit]

  1. Lomong, Lopez, and Mark Tabb. 2012. Running for My Life: One Lost Boy's Journey from the Killing Fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games. Thomas Nelson. ISBN 9781595555151 Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png.
  2. Cody Bashore. 2017. Learning to love running, NAU's Peter Lomong makes a name for himself.

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