Tom Ansberry

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Tom Ansberry (born August 22, 1963) is an American former long-distance runner.


Amateur career

Ansberry was the 1979 and 1980 Arizona Interscholastic Association cross country state champion. [1]

In college he competed at the University of Arizona [2] He was the 1983 and 1984 Pacific-10 Conference champion and All-American in cross country. [3]

Domestic career

Ansberry finished 7th in the 10000 meters at the 1984 Olympic Trials and 5th in the 10000 meters at the 1992 Olympic Trials. [4]

In 1994 Ansberry won the 10000 meter title at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. [5]

International career

At the 1982 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race Ansberry finished 14th. [6]

At the 1989 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race he finished 81st. [7]

At the 1995 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres he finished 16th in heat 2. [8]

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