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Meet the showstopper of track and field events!

October 29, 2014 08:44 IST
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Maggie Vessey’s wild - and winning - competition outfits stand out at any track and field meet she participates in. Take a look.

Maggie Vessey

Maggie Vessey runs the 800m. Photograph: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

Maggie Vessey can easily be rated the most stylish athlete. The 32-year-old’s eye-popping outfits surely makes heads turn.

Since representing the United States in the 2009 World Athletics Championships the middle distance athlete from Soquel, California, is the most popular woman on the track.

Maggie Vessey runs

Maggie Vessey runs. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Her wild patterned and bold colour running gear makes a fashion statement.

Maggie Vessey competes

Maggie Vessey competes. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

When her official apparel partners turned away from her in 2012, this wane fashion designer decided to make her own outfits.

Maggie Vessey waves to the crowd

Maggie Vessey waves to the crowd. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Immediately she created quite an impression.

A two-time participant at the World Championships, she believes, “When you look good, you feel good.”

Maggie Vessey runs the 800m

Maggie Vessey after completing the 800m run. Photograph: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

We’d love to see more her, and those outfits, in the coming track-and-field events.

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