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September 15, 2014
Olowara, a triple track & field gold-medalist in the 5,000 meters, 10,000 meters and 1500 meters representing Lagos State in Nigeria’s 18th National Sports Festival two years ago, ran away with the women’s race at the Rio Hondo Classic on Saturday at Legg Lake Park in South El Monte. She led the Jaguars (42 points) to a second-place team finish, behind winner Riverside City College (36 points) and third-place Ventura (87 points).
Olowara ran the 5K course in 16:33 to dust defending CCCAA California state champion Laura Aceves from East Los Angeles, came in 1-minute, 19-seconds behind Olowara with a 17:52 in finishing second.