Ricky Soos

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Ricky Istvan Soos (born 28 June 1983 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire[1]) is a retired English middle-distance runner who specialised in the 800 metres.[2] He represented his country at the 2004 Summer Olympics, reaching the semifinals.

His personal best in the event is 1:45.70, set in 2004.

He is the husband of Lisa Dobriskey, also a runner.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Great Britain and  England
2000 Commonwealth Youth Games Edinburgh, United Kingdom 1st 1500 m 4:00.30
2001 European Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 3rd 800 m 1:48.43
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 11th (sf) 800 m 1:50.17
2003 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 5th 800 m 1:47.73
World Championships Paris, France 27th (h) 800 m 1:47.80
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 16th (sf) 800 m 1:46.74