Nicholas ("Bromdog") Bromley (born 28 March 1983 in Terrigal, New South Wales) is an Australian middle-distance athlete and four-time national 800m champion.
Bromley started Little Athletics when he was 6 and received a scholarship to attend Knox Grammar School in Sydney, where he graduated in 2003 after setting a Combined Associated Schools 3000m record. He competed for the UTS Northern Suburbs Athletic Club, having previously competed for Sydney University and Sydney Pacific Athletics clubs. Bromley won the national 800m title in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009. His personal best time over 800 metres is 1:47.05, set in 2008 in Melbourne.
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Edwin Harold Flack was an Australian athlete and tennis player. Also known as "Teddy", he was Australia's first Olympian, being its only representative in 1896, and the first Olympic champion in the 800 metres and the 1500 metres running events.
Wilson Kosgei Kipketer is a Danish former middle distance runner. He is the second fastest of all time over 800 meters, setting the world record and breaking his own record two more times all in 1997. He dominated the 800 m distance for a decade, remaining undefeated for a three-year period and running 8 of the 17 currently all-time fastest times. He won gold medals in three successive editions of the IAAF World Championships in Athletics. Though unable to compete in the 1996 Olympics near the peak of his career, he earned silver in 2000 and bronze in 2004. Kipketer's 800 meters world record stood for almost 13 years. It was surpassed on 22 August 2010, when David Rudisha beat it by 0.02 seconds, running 1:41.09. Rudisha would eventually go on to further lower the 800m world record to the first and only sub one minute 41 second run. Kipketer still currently holds the indoor world record for the 800 metres.
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The Gambia sent a delegation to compete at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia from 15 September to 1 October 2000. This was the African nation's fifth time competing at a Summer Olympic Games. The Gambian delegation consisted of two track and field athletes, Pa Mamadou Gai and Adama Njie. Neither advanced beyond the first round heats of their events.
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Robert Adrian Andrews is an American middle distance runner who specializes in the 800 and 1500 meters. While competing with University of Virginia he won the men's 800 meters at the 2011 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
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