Jonathan Wyatt

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Jonathan Wyatt was interviewed by ICRT at 2010 Taipei 101 Run Up.

Jonathan Craig Wyatt (born 20 December 1972) is a long-distance runner from Lower Hutt, New Zealand, who is a six-time world mountain running champion. He is also an 8 time winner of the world mountain running grand prix series. He competed in the men's 5,000 metres at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, reaching the final, and the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. A resident of Wellington, he finished 6th in the men's marathon race at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester. He has the best performance by a resident in New Zealand for the half marathon of 1h 02m 37s set 2 June 2002 in Christchurch. He also holds two New Zealand records in athletics for road races, with 13:46 for 5 km, and 28:04 for 10 km. With 5 wins he is currently in 4th place for the best ever list at the Red Bull Dolomitenmann.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  New Zealand
1994 Athletics at the Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 6th Mens 5000m final 13:35:46
1998 World Mountain Running Trophy la reunion, Indian ocean 1st Mens Individual 1:51:19
2000 World Mountain Running Trophy Bergen, Germany 1st Mens Individual 47:29
2001 Rotorua Marathon Rotorua, New Zealand 1st Marathon 2:20:50
2002 Athletics at the Commonwealth Games Manchester, England 6th Mens Marathon 2:14:20
2002 World Mountain Running Trophy Innsbruck, Austria 1st Mens Individual 56:31
2003 Jungfrau Marathon Interlaken, Switzerland 1st Marathon 2:49:01
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 21st Marathon 2:17:45
2004 World Mountain Running Trophy Sauze dóulx, Italy 1st Mens Individual 48:47
2005 World Mountain Running Trophy Wellington, New Zealand 1st Mens Individual 53:23
2006 World Mountain Running Trophy Bursa, Turkey 2nd Mens Individual 56:22
2007 Jungfrau Marathon Interlaken, Switzerland 1st Marathon 2:55:33
2008 World Mountain Running Trophy Sierre – Crans Montana, Switzerland 1st Mens Individual 55:04
2009 Jungfrau Marathon Interlaken, Switzerland 1st Marathon 2:58:33

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