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Marra wins 2016 IAAF Coaching Achievement Award

Longtime decathlon guru Harry Marra has been named the recipient of the 2016 IAAF Coaching Achievement Award, it was announced Friday at the annual IAAF Athletics Awards Gala in Monaco.

Harry Marra wins IAAF Coaching Achievement Award after guiding @AshtonJEaton to second Olympic decathlon gold & @btheiseneaton to Rio podium

— IAAF (@iaaforg) December 2, 2016

Marra currently serves as the combined events coach for Oregon Track Club Elite, a post-collegiate training group of professional track and field athletes based in Eugene, Ore.

He is best known …