Two-time Olympic runner Anthony Famiglietti¬†(1996), was born in Port Jefferson and grew up less than a half-mile from Patchogue-Medford High School. ¬†¬†Anthony’s athletic ascension started in high school with two conference and county championships and New Your State Championship, and continued at the collegiate level at Tennessee where he attained all-conference ¬†honors. ¬†¬†In 2000 he won the World University Games in China and went on to become a six-time U.S. Champion with wins in the steeplechase, 5K, 10K, and 15K, and has run some of the fastest time in U.S history. ¬†Anthony lives in Mooresville, NC with his wife of eight years and their three year old son. ¬†This spring will mark his final season as a professional. A complete list of Anthony’s accomplishments and awards are documented on Wikipedia.

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