Straneva To Represent U.S.

By WBNG News

February 7, 2011 Updated Feb 7, 2011 at 12:14 AM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) A Binghamton man will represent the United States in the 2011 IAAF World Cross County Championships.

Chenango Valley alum and current Syracuse Freshman Max Straneva earned a spot on the united states team with a 2nd place finish in the junior men's 8K race at the 2011 USA Cross County Championships in San Diego.

The championships serve as the trial race to select Team USA.

He finished just 9 seconds behind the winner.

Straneva will represent the Warriors, the Orange and the U.S. in Punta Umbria, Spain on March 20.

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