Paul Byrne (athlete)

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Paul Byrne
Personal information
Nationality Australian
Born (1976-01-29) 29 January 1976 (age 42)
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 800 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 800 m: 1:45.91 (1995)
1000 m: 2:20.5 (1995)

Paul Byrne was born on January 29, 1976 in Geelong, Victoria and grew up in Connewarre and Grovedale, Victoria. He was an outstanding junior athlete who won a gold medal at the 1994 World Junior Championships in Athletics, held in Lisbon. Injuries hampered much of his career and despite numerous comeback attempts his best result in his senior career was a semi-final appearance at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Byrne now holds a senior position at ANZ Banking Group Ltd.

Personal bests[edit]

  • 800 Metres - 1:45.91 - Lindau - 28/07/1995
  • 1000 Metres - 2:20.5 - Melbourne - 06/01/1995[1]


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