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Olympic Journal: I Carried the Flag for Burundi

Former Iowa standout runner Diane Nukuri Johnson is running for Burundi in the 2012 London Olympics. She’s also one of our Big Ten names chronicling their Olympic adventures for BTN.com, and this time she tells us what it was like to prepare for the trip to London and how she wound up carrying the flag for Burundi on Friday night. Find more journals here. Here’s what Nukuri Johnson sent us on Monday: “I know I said I would update my blog as soon as I got to London, but as you might expect with the Olympics, I had a really

Olympic Journal: Getting Ready To Run

As a college runner at Iowa, Diane Nukuri Johnson racked up the honors. But before she rant for the Hawkeyes, Nukuri Johnson competed for Burundi in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney as a teenager. Now she’s back competing for Burundi in the marathon and she’s also one of a handful of Big Ten names chronicling their Olympic adventures for BTN.com. Find more journals here. Here’s what Nukuri Johnson wrote recently: Former Iowa track and cross country standout Diane Nukuri Johnson is running for Burundi at the 2012 London Olympics. A veteran of the 2000 Olympics, she is keeping an Olympic