Brandon Rock

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Brandon Rock (born July 8, 1972 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania) is a former American middle distance runner who specialized in the 800 meters.

He finished fifth at the 1995 World Championships in Athletics in Gothenburg and ran the 800 meters for the US at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

His personal best 800 m time was 1:44.64 minutes, achieved in June 1996 in Atlanta.

Rock ran collegiately for the University of Arkansas, the University of Nevada and Taft Junior College. He won the 800 meter event at the 1995 NCAA Outdoor Championships and at the 1995 USATF Nationals as well.


Rock was ranked among the best in the world and the US in his event from 1995 to 1997, according to Track and Field News.[1][2]

Year Event World rank US rank
1995 800 meters 9th 1st
1996 800 meters - 2nd
1997 800 meters - 3rd


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