Todd Williams (athlete)

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Todd Dwayne Williams (born March 7, 1969 in Detroit, Michigan)[1] is a retired long-distance runner from the United States, who represented his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992. In High School He was a two-time United States cross country champion, with victories in 1991 and 1993. He attended the University of Tennessee where he was an All-American for three years. During high school he won the Michigan team race title twice.

His personal bests were 13:19.50 in the 5000 m and 27:31.34 in the 10,000 m. He is a five-time winner of the Gate River Run and set the current American record over 15 km at the event, running a time of 42:22 minutes for the distance. This is also the record for the whole of the North American, Central American and Caribbean region (NACAC).

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event
1992 Olympic Games Spain Barcelona, Spain 10th 10,000 m
1993 World Championships Germany Stuttgart, Germany 7th 10,000 m
1995 World Championships Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden 9th 10,000 m
1996 Olympic Games United States Atlanta, Georgia DNF 10,000 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ Todd Dwayne Williams. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2012-01-26.

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