Lucy Oliver at London 2012
|Born||18 November 1988|
Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
|Height||168 cm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||53 kg (117 lb)|
|Updated on 22 April 2013.|
Lucy Oliver (née van Dalen; born 18 November 1988 in Wanganui) is a New Zealand middle-distance runner, who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in the Women's 1500 metres. Along with her twin sister Holly, Lucy attended Stony Brook University in New York until 2012, earning an undergraduate degree in sociology followed by a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MA/LS). She was chosen an NCAA All-American for outdoor track (2010, 2011 and 2012), indoor track (2011 and 2012) and cross-country (2011). She competed in the 3000 m at the 2014 World Indoor Championships. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, she competed in the 1500 m and the 5000 m.
|1500 m||4:05.76||20 June 2012||San Diego, United States|
|Mile||4:31.78||17 July 2012||Cork, Ireland|
|3000 m||9:10.67||22 January 2016||Wellington, New Zealand|
|5000 m||15:20.13||12 June 2016||Portland, United States|
|1000 m||2:42.53||3 February 2012||New Haven, United States|
|1500 m||4:11.78 NR||11 February 2012||New York, United States|
|Mile||4:32.61||25 January 2014||New York, United States|
|2000 m||5:47.62 NR||8 February 2014||Boston, United States|
|3000 m||8:53:95||15 February 2014||New York, United States|
|Representing New Zealand|
|2006||Oceania Championships||Apia, Samoa||1st||1500 m||4:40.64|
|2012||Olympic Games||London, England||11th in semi-final||1500 m||4:06.97|
|2014||2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships||Sopot, Poland||8th in heat||3000 m||9:10.20|
|2014||Commonwealth Games||Glasgow, Scotland||13th||5000 m||15:58.43|
|2016||Olympic Games||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||14th in heat||5000 m||15:53.77|
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- "Lucy Van Dalen '12: Olympic Athlete, MA/LS Alumna". Stony Brook University. 19 September 2012. Archived from the original on 7 January 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2014.
- "Lucy van Dalen biography". Stony Brook Seawolves. 29 May 2012. Archived from the original on 3 August 2012. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
- "IAAF: Lucy Oliver | Profile". iaaf.org. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
- "Glasgow 2014 - Lucy van Dalen Profile". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
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