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Hurts so good...Capri handles gauntlet, wins three events

Posted: Friday, Apr 26th, 2013

Newport's Michael Capri (left) and Carlos Camacho (right) battled to the very bitter end of the 800 at the JZ Classic on Tuesday with Capri winning by slight lunge at the tape. Capri also won the 400 and 300 hurdles. (Photo by Matt Singledecker)

It's hard to believe Michael Capri was standing on his own two feet without an oxygen mask wrapped around his face and paramedics surrounding him offering aid.

On Tuesday at the Jon Zagel Classic, the Newport madman went where few track athletes have gone before: running the 400, 800, 300 hurdles and 4X400 relay in one meet, specifically in an amped-up, one-hour span.

For the complete article see the 04-26-2013 issue.

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