UPDATE: Middleton H.S. Grad Runs Rio Olympic Marathon 

UPDATE, August 21, 2016: Carlos Trujillo completed the Rio Olympics men's marathon at 2:20:24, coming in 67th place out of a field of 155 runners from 79 nations.

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the marathon, completing the race at 2:08:44. Galen Rupp of Oregon won the bronze medal for the United States in 2:10:05, his personal best time.

click to enlarge Carlos Trujillo will represent Guatemala in the men's marathon at the Rio Olympics. - COURTESY CARLOS TRUJILLO
  • Courtesy Carlos Trujillo
  • Carlos Trujillo will represent Guatemala in the men's marathon at the Rio Olympics.


ORIGINAL STORY, August 20, 2016: A graduate of Middleton High School and four-time Idaho high-school track state champion will compete in the men's marathon at the Rio Olympics on Sunday—one of the final events in the 2016 games.

Carlos Trujillo attended Middleton High School from 1999 to 2003. In that time he won multiple state track championships. He was a star athlete at the University of Oregon and returned to Idaho after college to continue training. More recently, Trujillo has been living and training in Colorado Springs, Colo. Both his parents were born in Guatemala, where Trujillo holds dual citizenship, and he is one of 21 athletes representing the Central American nation at the Rio Olympics.

NBC Sports will provide full coverage on Sunday for the men's marathon, which will wind its way throughout Rio de Janeiro, beginning at 6:30 a.m. Mountain Time.
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