David McNeill (athlete)

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David McNeill (born 6 October 1986 in East Melbourne[1]) is an Australian long-distance runner.[2] David attended Xavier College in Kew, Victoria, which has a long tradition in track and field athletics and cross country running. He is presently a member of the Old Xaverians Athletics Club.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's 5000 metres, finishing 28th overall in Round 1, failing to qualify for the final.

On 2 May 2015, David ran a qualifying time[3] of 27:45.01[4] to the 2015 World Championships in Athletics and Athletics at the 2016 Summer Olympics by finishing 4th at Payton Jordan Invitational 10 km.

At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, David finished 16th in the 10,000m final in a time of 27:51.71.

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