Byron Dyce

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Byron Dyce
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Born March 27, 1948

Byron Dyce (born 27 March 1948) is a Jamaican former middle-distance runner who competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics and in the 1972 Summer Olympics.[1] He is still the current Jamaican National Record holder in the Mile and 1000 metres. He still holds NYU records in the Indoor 800 metres and Indoor Mile.[2]

The Millrose Games have named their annual collegiate Distance medley relay in his honor.[3] Dyce, who ran for NYU, is considered a legend among New York track and field circles. After receiving his Ph.D. degree at the University of Florida, he is currently a mathematics professor at Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Florida.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Byron Dyce". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "NYU" (PDF). NYU Athletics. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.runnerspace.com/video.php?video_id=58870-Byron-Dyce-College-Mens-DMR-Millrose-Games-2012
  4. ^ http://ny.milesplit.com/articles/67827