Leonard Korir of the US Army took the coveted third place at the US Olympic Trials for 10,000 meters, running 28:16.97. Leonard kept his cool in a race that was far from that. First, Ben True went back into the pack, then, Bernard Lagat dropped out, then, it was Hassan Mead’s time to drop out. Korir battled into third and kept it, cementing his seat to Rio. This interview was filmed by Tim Jeffreys for the Shoe Addicts and RunBlogRun’s coverage fo the US Olympic Trials.