Matt Tegenkamp runs 12:58.56 for 5,000 meters, fourth American under 13:00, by Larry Eder

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Congrats to former Badger, current Oregon Track Club (via Rolla, Mo) and Kimbia athlete, Matt Tegenkamp. Matt took seventh in the Ivo Van Damme Memorial 5,000 meters on Friday, September 4, 2009. Matt ran 12:58.56, breaking his best by six seconds, a 13:04 from 2007. We will work to get an interview with the former cheesehead, but for now, please check out the excellent series of videos, From Wisconsin to the World, part of the RW video series, co produced by Kimbia Athletics: http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid416421194?bctid=33698866001

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Matt Tegenkamp, in his 5,000 meter semi finals, World Champs, Day six, photo by PhotoRun.net.

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