Graham Crouch (11 January 1948, Ballarat – 28 November 2019, Lengenfeld, Germany)was an Australian former middle-distance runner who competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics.
|1969 Pacific Conference Games||1500 m||7th|
|1973 Pacific Conference Games||1500 m||4th|
|1974 Commonwealth Games||1500 m||5th|
|1976 Summer Olympics||1500 m||8th|
|1977 Pacific Conference Games||1500 m |
Crouch won the 1500m at the 1968/69 and 1977/78 Australian Athletics Championship. He also won 5000 m at 1975/76 Championships.
He was a member of the Box Hill Athletics Club.
He was married and lived in Lengenfeld (Germany). In the last week of November 2019 he lost his fight with cancer.
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