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John Turro
Position: Middle Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Katonah, N.Y.
High School: Somers
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Throughout his high school career at John F. Kennedy and Somers HS,
Turro accumulated varsity letters in soccer, track and cross country.
As a junior, Turro won the 1600m race at the Westchester County
Championships.  Senior year, John competed in the 4X800m relay at the
National Indoor Championships and was named an All-American, he also
won the mile at the Eastern States Championships and the 2 mile at the
Westchester County Championships.  John captained his track team and
cross country team senior year.   At Dartmouth, John is majoring in
History. 

John is the son of James and Barbara Turro and he has one brother and one sister.

2011-12 Top Performances
800m 1:55.62 Home Meet 4/14/12

2010-11 Highs
1000m 2:29.46 Valentine 2-12-11
800m 1:53.80 Terrier 1-29-11
1500m 4:06.18 UNH 4-9-11
     

 

2008-09 Highs
800 m
1:52.42
Heps. 5/9
1000 m
2:27.32*
Heps. 2/28
1500 m 3:58.85 NB Twilight 5/23


Team best in 1000m during 2008-09 Season.

Q & A with John

How long have you been competing in track and what got you interested?

I have been competing in track since my freshman year in High School originally to keep in shape for soccer and basketball.

What are your future plans, if any?

I will be working in the financial industry after graduation.

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