Moise Joseph

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Moise Joseph
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Moise Joseph at a fundraising event in Fairfax, Virginia
Personal information
Nationality Haitian
Born (1981-12-27) 27 December 1981 (age 35)
Miami, Florida, United States
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 800 m
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 800 meters: 1:45.74[1]
Updated on 16 December 2014.

Moise Joseph (born 27 December 1981 in Florida, United States) is a Haitian middle-distance runner specializing in the 800 meters.[2] He competed at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, placing sixth in his heat and getting eliminated. He competed again at the 2012 Olympics Games, but was again eliminated in the heats.[3]

Running career[edit]

High school[edit]

Born in Miami, Joseph attended Miami Central High School until he graduated in 2000. There he was coached by John A. Rolle, and ended up recording personal bests of 1:50.30 in the 800 meters, 4:10.85 in the 1600 meters, and 9:21.43 in the 3200 meters.[4]


Joseph was recruited to University of Florida, where he specialized in the 800 meters. He qualified for three consecutive NCAA finals in 2002, 2003, and 2004, the best result of which was a third-place finish in the men's 800 final in 2002.[5] In his senior year at Florida, he qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics and went on to compete for Haiti.

Personal bests[edit]


  • 800m 1:45.74 (Baton Rouge 2002)
  • 1000m 2:19.06 (New York 2005)
  • 1500m 3:45.54 (Starkville 2002)


  • 800m 1:47.56 (Karlsruhe 2006)
  • 1500m 3:45.93 (New York 2011)


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
2002 NACAC U-25 Championships San Antonio, Texas, United States 5th 800m 1:49.62
Representing  Haiti
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 52nd (h) 800m 1:48.15
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 3rd 800m 1:49.60
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 25th (h) 800m 1:48.29
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 10th (h) 800m 1:48.33
Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 4th 800m 1:47.93
2007 NACAC Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 3rd 800m 1:50.25
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 10th (h) 800m 1:48.35
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 18th (h) 800m 1:49.70
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 4th 800m 1:48.62 A
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 9th (sf) 800m 1:45.87
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 13th (h) 800m 1:50.43
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 2nd 800m 1:47.79
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 2nd 800m 1:48.94
8th 4 × 400 m relay 3:10.28
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 28th (h) 800m 1:48.17
Pan American Games Guadalajara, México 8th 800m 1:54.88 A
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 36th (h) 800m 1:48.46
2014 Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 5th (h) 800m 1:52.69 A


  1. ^ All-Athletics. "Profile of Moise JOSEPH". 
  2. ^ Biography - JOSEPH Moise, PASO, retrieved December 16, 2014 
  3. ^ "Moise Joseph at". Retrieved 28 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Jason Byrne (January 4, 2010). "MileSplit Florida All-Decade Team: Moise Joseph". Retrieved June 4, 2016. 
  5. ^ [1] Moise Joseph

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