Thomas Toth

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Thomas Toth is a Canadian long-distance runner from Lakefield, Ontario who now lives in Plaistow, New Hampshire. [1]

Plaistow, New Hampshire Place in New Hampshire, United States

Plaistow is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 7,609 at the 2010 census.


College career

He competed for Cameron University where he earned All-Conference, All Region, All-American honors, along with winning the LSC Conference Championship. [2]

Cameron University

Cameron University is a four-year, state-funded university, located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers more than 50 degrees through two-year, four-year, and graduate programs. The degree programs emphasize the liberal arts, science and technology, and graduate and professional studies. It began in 1908, right after Oklahoma became a state, as one of six agricultural high schools, and has continued to grow in importance and size from that time.

International career

He competed at the 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, finishing in 105th place in Kampala, Uganda. [3]

2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was hosted in the city of Kampala, Uganda's capital. This 42nd edition was held on 26 March 2017.

Toth burst onto the scene after a debut half marathon in Houston, Texas in January 2016. In his debut Toth managed a 64:26 to qualify for the world half marathon championships to take place in Cardiff Wales. A time that stands as the 9th fastest in Canadian history.

Toth holds a qualifying time for the 2017 World Championships in Athletics. [4]

2017 World Championships in Athletics 2017 edition of the World Championships in Athletics

The 2017 IAAF World Championships was the 16th edition of the global athletics competition organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations and was held in London from 4 to 13 August 2017. London was officially awarded the championships on 11 November 2011.

Toth would go on to place 54th at the world championships in England and place as the top Canadian.

Toth won his first national title at the half marathon distance in only his second attempt at 21.1 km. [5]

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