Jia Lianren

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Jia Lianren
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Nationality Chinese
Born(1912-12-28)28 December 1912
Sport Middle-distance running
Event(s) 1500 metres

Jia Lianren (born 28 December 1912, date of death unknown) was a Chinese middle-distance runner. He competed in the men's 1500 metres at the 1936 Summer Olympics. [1]

Middle-distance running events are track races longer than sprints, up to 3000 metres. The standard middle distances are the 800 metres, 1500 metres and mile run, although the 3000 metres may also be classified as a middle-distance event. The 1500 m came about as a result of running ​3 34 laps of a 400 m outdoor track or ​7 12 laps of a 200 m indoor track, which were commonplace in continental Europe in the 20th century.

The men's 1500 metres event at the 1936 Olympic Games took place August 4 and August 6. The final was won by Kiwi Jack Lovelock in world record time.

1936 Summer Olympics games of the XI Olympiad, celebrated in Berlin in 1936

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  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jia Lianren Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC . Retrieved 26 October 2017.