Alexander Rowe (runner)

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Alexander Rowe
Personal information
Nickname(s)Rowey
Nationality Australian
Born(1992-07-08)8 July 1992 [1]
Melbourne [2]
Sport
Country Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 800 M
ClubSt Kevins Amateur Athletic Club [2]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 400 M: 48.10 s (2012)
  • 800 M: 1:44.40 (2014)
  • 1500 M: 3:46.16 (2014)

Alexander Rowe (born 8 July 1992) is an Australian track and field athlete specialising in the 800 meters who has competed in the World Championships.

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Records and rankings

Rowe is a one-time gold medalist and a two-time silver medalist in the 800 metres in the Australian National Track & Field Championships. [3] He is also a two-time gold medalist and a one-time silver medalist in the Australian Junior National Track & Field Championships also in the 800 metres. [3] He shares the best Australian time in the 800 meters with Ralph Doubell. [4]

Competitions

Youth World Championships

Rowe has competed in one World Youth Championships (2009). He competed in the 800 meters and made the final and finished 5th in a time of 1:52.13. [3]

Senior World Championships

Rowe was selected to compete in the 2013 World Championships in Moscow in the 800 meters. [3] He finished 5th in heat six in a time of 1:45.92. [3] His performance qualified him for the semi-final and he competed in semi-final one. [3] He finished 6th and did not qualify him for the final. [3] This was the end of Rowe's competition, however his time of 1:45.80 saw him finish 13th overall in the competition. This was the best result for an Australian in the 800m at a World Championships in its history.

In 2014 Rowe was selected to compete in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, however he never made it to the track, being forced out with a hamstring strain just days before competition.

Statistics

Personal bests

EventPerformanceVenueDate
400 M47.41 s Melbourne, Australia 7 March 2015
800 M1:44.40 Monaco 18 July 2014
1500 M3:44.6 Melbourne, Australia 30 October 2016

[1]

Progression

Year400 M800 M1500 M
20081:50.63-
2009-1:49.64-
2010-1:47.56-
2011-1:46.283:46.6
201248.10 s1:47.55 [5] -
2013-1:45.443:46.20
201448.13 s1:44:403:46.16

[1] [6]

Achievements

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
2009 World Youth Championships Bressanone, Italy [7] 5th [3] 800 meters 1:52.13
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 13th (sf)800 meters 1:45.80

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References

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