Genevieve LaCaze

Genevieve LaCaze shaved 14 seconds off her personal best time in the space of five days to land an Olympic A qualifying time in the 3000m steeplechase. The time was set after the original qualifying deadline however some vocal supporters rallied behind her and she was given the opportunity to compete in her first Games in London.

LaCaze finished ninth in her heat in a time of 9:37.90.

Olympic Results

2016 Rio

3000m Steeplechase - Women
Final 9:21.21 9
Round 1 9:26.25 Q 2
Final Placing 9 / 52
5000m - Women
Final 15:10.35 12
Round 1 15:20.45 q 7
Final Placing 12 / 33

2012 London

3000m Steeplechase - Women
Round 1 Heat 1 9:37.90 9
Final Placing 22 / 44