1500 Meters US Champion On Humble Beginnings TweetShareGoogle+Email Leonel Manzano leads Matthew Centrowitz to the finish in the men's 1500 meter final at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Eugene, Ore. Manzano came in first and Centrowitz crossed second. Both made the Olympic team. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Eric Gay / AP Listen Listening... / Originally published on July 2, 2012 3:54 pm Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.