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The Lady In Waiting
Merrell Noden
June 05, 1989
After finishing ahead of Mary Slaney in Seoul, Vicki Huber is poised to inherit the throne as America's queen of middle distance
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June 05, 1989

The Lady In Waiting

After finishing ahead of Mary Slaney in Seoul, Vicki Huber is poised to inherit the throne as America's queen of middle distance

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Again this summer Huber will raise eyebrows by passing up both the TAC meet and the European circuit. It was a decision the runner and her coach made together. Says Stern, "We asked ourselves, What's the most important race? The Olympic Games. So we asked ourselves, How do we get in the best shape for 1992? Well, we might want to take a rest." So instead of running in Oslo or Zurich, Huber will get a summer job, go to the beach and eat whatever she feels like eating. "This is a year to regroup," says Huber, contemplating a future brimming with possibilities. "Next year is the year to go for the big time."

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