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At a crossroad, Olympic champ Matthew Centrowitz Jr. ready for Fifth Avenue Mile

At a crossroad, Olympic champ Matthew Centrowitz Jr. ready for Fifth Avenue Mile

There’s “nothing” left for an Olympian like Matthew Centrowitz Jr. after winning a gold medal, the very thing he’d built his entire life for, according to his father.

“Except for setting records,” Matthew Sr., also an Olympian, said. “The American record would be the immediate one.”

Matthew Jr. came down hard and fast from the high of becoming the first American since 1908 to claim Olympic gold in the 1,500 meters at Rio de Janeiro. The Broadneck alumnus struggled through an indoor track and field season that was affected by a...

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