Thomas Saisi (born 19 July 1945) is a retired Kenyan 800 metres runner who finished seventh at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. He also competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with 47 semiautonomous counties governed by elected governors. At 580,367 square kilometres (224,081 sq mi), Kenya is the world's 48th largest country by total area. With a population of more than 52.2 million people, Kenya is the 27th most populous country. Kenya's capital and largest city is Nairobi while its oldest city and first capital is the coastal city of Mombasa. Kisumu City is the third largest city and also an inland port on Lake Victoria. Other important urban centres include Nakuru and Eldoret.
The 800 metres, or 800 meters, is a common track running event. It is the shortest common middle-distance running event. The 800 metres is run over two laps of the track and has been an Olympic event since the first games in 1896. During indoor track season the event is usually run on a 200-metre track, therefore requiring four laps.
The 1968 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Mexico City, Mexico, from October 12 to the 27th.
His personal best time was 1.46.3 minutes, achieved in September 1971 in Munich.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered the world's foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating. The Olympic Games are held every four years, with the Summer and Winter Games alternating by occurring every four years but two years apart.
The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad, first held in 1896, is a major international multi-sport event held once every four years. The most recent Olympics were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) organises the Games and oversees the host city's preparations. In each Olympic event, gold medals are awarded for first place, silver medals are awarded for second place, and bronze medals are awarded for third place; this tradition began in 1904. The Winter Olympic Games were created out of the success of the Summer Olympics.
Petria Ann Thomas, OAM is an Australian swimmer and Olympic gold medallist and a winner of 15 national titles. She was born in Lismore, New South Wales, and grew up in the nearby town of Mullumbimby.
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Thomas Munkelt was an East German athlete, winner of 110 m hurdles at the 1980 Summer Olympics.
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Kurt Bilteaux Thomas is an American Olympic gymnast.
Kenya competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 57 competitors, 55 men and 2 women, took part in 29 events in 4 sports.
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Thomas Fahrner is a former freestyle swimmer from Germany. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles Fahrner earned two medals bronze in the 200 m freestyle and silver in 4×200 m freestyle relay. He also set an Olympic record for the 400 m freestyle (3:50.91) in the B final. Four years later at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul he earned another medal this time a bronze medal in the 4×200 m freestyle relay.
Liberia competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. The nation returned to the Olympic Games after missing the 1968 Summer Olympics.
Grenada competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics, held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from 8 to 24 August 2008. Nine athletes represented the country, eight track and field athletes and one boxer. Of the eight track and field competitors, five were women, and three were men. Although none of the athletes would win a medal, runners Allison George and Neisha Bernard-Thomas progressed past the qualification rounds, and participated on behalf of Grenada in the quarterfinals of their events. Grenada's Beijing delegation was their biggest at nine athletes, and marked the seventh consecutive appearance of Grenada at the Olympics.
Thomas Jackson "Tom" Charlton Jr. is an American competition rower and Olympic champion.
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