Marco Arop

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Marco Arop
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Arop at the U20 Pan American Championships in July 2017
Personal information
Born (1998-09-20) September 20, 1998 (age 21)
Khartoum, Sudan
Height193 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
Sport
Country Canada
SportAthletics
Event(s)800 metres
College teamMississippi State Bulldogs
ClubVoléo Athletics
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)800 m: 1:44:25, Lima, Peru, 2019

Marco Arop (born September 20, 1998) is a Canadian track and field athlete competing in the middle distance events. He competed in the 2018 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field 800m in Eugene, Oregon, finishing in 2nd place. Arop currently holds a personal best of 1:44:25 in the 800m. He finished first in the 800m 2019 Pan American Games setting a new Pan Am record. The previous record was 1:44.58, set by Cuba's Yeimer Lopez in Rio de Janeiro in 2007.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing Canada
2017 Canada Summer Games Winnipeg, Canada 1st 800 m 1:49:23
Pan American U20 Championships Trujillo, Peru 2nd 800 m 1:47.08
2018 Canadian Track and Field Championships Ottawa, Canada 1st 800 m 1:46:15
NACAC Championships Toronto, Canada 2nd 800 m 1:46.82
2019 Canadian Track and Field Championships Montreal, Canada 2nd 800 m 1:46:93
Pan American Games Lima, Peru 1st 800 m 1:44.25
World Championships Doha, Qatar 7th 800 m 1:45.78

References[edit]

  • "IAAF: Marco AROP | Profile". iaaf.org. Retrieved 2018-06-10.
  • "TFRRS | Marco Arop". www.tfrrs.org. Retrieved 2018-06-10.
  • "Mississippi State Athletics". hailstate.com. Retrieved 2018-06-19.

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