André Olivier

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André Olivier
Andre Olivier Sopot 2014.jpg
Personal information
NationalitySouth African
Born (1989-12-29) 29 December 1989 (age 30)
Height1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)[1]
Weight76 kg (168 lb)
Event(s)Middle distances
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)800 m: 1:44.29 (Monaco 2012)
1500 m: 3:39.40 (Durban 2009)

André Olivier (born 29 December 1989) is a South African middle distance runner.

He won a bronze medal in the 800m race at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, behind winner Nigel Amos of Botswana and David Rudisha (Olympic champion and world record holder) of Kenya.

Olivier won a bronze medal at the 2008 World Junior Championships in Athletics in Bydgoszcz, Poland.[2]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  South Africa
2007 African Junior Championships Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 4th 800 m 1:48.52
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 3rd 800m 1:47.57
17th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:12.09
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 5th (sf) 800 m 1:47.48
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:05.61
2012 African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 3rd 800 m 1:45.09
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 13th (sf) 800 m 1:45.44
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 4th 800 m 1:47.31
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 3rd 800 m 1:46.03


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