Pierre-Ambroise Bosse

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Pierre-Ambroise Bosse
Pierre-Ambroise Bosse Amsterdam 2016.jpg
Personal information
Nationality French
Born (1992-05-11) 11 May 1992 (age 25)
Nantes, France
Sport
Country  France
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 800 meters

Pierre-Ambroise Bosse (born 11 May 1992) is a French track and field athlete specializing in middle-distance running, and in particular the 800 metres event.

Career[edit]

Bosse won the bronze medal in the 800 metres at the 2012 European Championships held in Helsinki.

On 18 July 2014, Bosse ran his personal best time (1:42.53) at the 800 metres race at the Herculis meet, a Diamond League meeting held in Monaco; he finished the race in second place behind Nijel Amos of Botswana.[1] Both Amos' and Bosse's times at this meeting were the first and second fastest 800 metre times in the world for 2014; with Bosse running fast enough to be the new French national record holder for the 800 metres outdoors.[2]

On the 8th of August, 2017, he won the men's 800m at the IAAF World Championships in London in a time of 1:44.67. With the absence of David Rudisha due to injury the 800m final was relatively wide open.[3] However, with Bosse not having run close to the world lead, and having to start his season late due to injury he was not considered a favorite.[4] The final went out at a moderate pace with the leader Brandon Mcbride passing through 400m in 50.76[5]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  France
2010 World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 8th 800 m 1:53.52
2011 European Junior Championships Tallinn, Estonia 1st 800 m 1:47.14
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 3rd 800 m 1:48.83
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 11th (sf) 800 m 1:45.10
2013 European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 1st 800 m 1:45.79
World Championships Moscow, Russia 7th 800 m 1:44.79
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 8th 800 m 1:46.55
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 5th 800 m 1:46.63
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 5th 800 m 1:45.79
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4th 800 m 1:43.41
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 1st 800 m 1:44.67

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