Ross Murray

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Ross Murray
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Ross Murray (left) in 2012
Personal information
Nationality Great Britain
Born (1990-10-08) 8 October 1990 (age 28)
North Shields
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight152 lb (69 kg)
Sport
SportTrack and field
Event(s)1500 metres
ClubGateshead Harriers
Coached bySteve Cram
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)800 m: 1:50.69 (2009)

1500 m: 3:34.76 (2012)

3000 m:7:58.37 (2011)[1]

Ross Murray (born 8 October 1990) is an English middle distance runner. He competed in the 1500 metres at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2][3] In July 2012, Murray ran the mile at the London Grand Prix, placing second with a time of 3:52.77.[1] In the preliminaries of the 1500m at the Olympics, Murray ran a 3:36.74 to finish fourth in his heat and qualify for the semi-finals.[4] Ross did not qualify for the event finals as he finished tenth in his semi-final with a time of 3:44.92.[5] Murray has a personal best time of 3:34.76 for 1500 metres (2012), which is almost 10 seconds faster than his season's best of 3:43.93 from 2011.

Murray is coached by Steve Cram.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dutch, Taylor. "Ross Murray, One to Watch". flotrack.org. Retrieved 6 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Ross Murray - Team GB - London 2012 Olympics". telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 6 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Ross Murray - Athletics - Olympic Athlete". london2012.com. Archived from the original on 4 August 2012. Retrieved 6 August 2012.
  4. ^ Corkhill, Barney. "Result: British duo qualify for 1,500m semi-final". sportsmole.co.uk. Retrieved 6 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Olympics-Men's Athletics 1500m semi-final results". retuters.com. Retrieved 6 August 2012.
  6. ^ Bonnar, Neil (13 January 2017). "Tom Lancashire targets European Indoor Championship 1500m medal with Steve Cram as new coach". The Bolton News. Retrieved 3 March 2017.