Mark Handelsman

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Mark Ian Handelsman (Hebrew: מארק הנדלסמן‎‎, born 9 June 1961 in Johannesburg) is a retired Israeli middle distance runner who specialized in the 800 metres.

He was born in Gauteng in South Africa.[1] He competed for Israel at the 1983 World Championships without progressing from the heats.[2] At the 1984 Olympic Games he competed in both 400 metres, 800 metres and 1500 metres without reaching the final.[1]

His personal best time was 1.45.3 minutes, achieved in April 1981 in Stellenbosch.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Mark Handelsman". Retrieved 8 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Men 800m Athletics World Championship 1983 Helsinki (FIN)". Todor Krastev. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 
  3. ^ World men's all-time best 800m (last updated 2001)

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