Olympian Michael Aish To Compete For United States

Two-time Olympian for New Zealand has transfer confirmed by IAAF.

Michael Aish, a two-time Olympian for New Zealand who competed at the 2000 Games in the 10,000 meters and 2004 Games in the 5,000 meters, will now represent the United States in international competition, it was announced on Thursday.

Aish, who competed collegiately for Western State College in Gunnison, Colo, is married to U.S. distance runner Nicole Aish. His transfer has been confirmed on the International Association of Athletics Federations website, and will take effect in July 0f 2011.

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