Andrew Bruce (athlete)

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Andrew Bruce' (born December 7, 1958 on Trinidad) is a retired athlete from Trinidad and Tobago who specialized in the 200 metres. He represented Trinidad at the 1980 Moscow Olympics in the 200 metres, where he reached the semi finals. Andrew Bruce, who ran the 220 leg on U of M's world record setting sprint medley relay team in 1979, represented Trinidad and Tobago in the 200 meters sprint and 4x100 meter relay. He won his first heat in the 200 in a time of :21.35 and placed fourth in the second round at :20.9 He anchored the 400 meter relay team to a 5th-place finish, just .03 seconds behind Jamaica and a spot in the finals. Bruce returned to school to capture Big Ten titles in the 60 and 300 yard dash (indoor) and the 100 and 200 meter dash (outdoor) in 1981 and 1982

Andrew Bruce was aded to The University Of Michigan tTrack andField Hall of Fame in 0208

Andrew Bruce from Trinidad and Tobago specialized in the 200-meter dash for the U-M track and field team 1979-1982. He represented Trinidad at the 1980 Moscow Olympics in the 200-meter, reaching the semifinals.

At Michigan, Bruce captured eight Big Ten titles in four events: the 60- and 300-yard dashes (indoor) and the 100- and 200-meter dashes (outdoor) in 1981 and 1982. Bruce ran the 220-meter leg on U-M's world record setting sprint medley relay team in 1979 and represented Trinidad and Tobago in the 200-meter sprint and 4x100 meter relay. He won his first heat in the 200m with a time of 21.35 and placed fourth in the second round at 20.9. He anchored the 400-meter relay team to a fifth-place finish—just .03 seconds behind Jamaica to earn a spot in the finals.

http://www.socawarriors.net/forum/index.php?topic=35771.0[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
1982 Central American and Caribbean Games Havana, Cuba 4th 200 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Havana, Cuba 3rd 4 × 400 m relay
1983 Pan American Games Caracas, Venezuela 7th 200 m
Pan American Games Caracas, Venezuela 5th 4 × 100 m relay
Pan American Games Caracas, Venezuela 4th 4 × 400 m relay

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andrew Bruce makes U of Michigan Hall of Fame". www.socawarriors.net. Retrieved 2016-07-09. 

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