Scott Nelson

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For the historian, see Scott Reynolds Nelson.

Scott Anthony Murray Nelson (born 10 October 1969 in Auckland) is a New Zealand athlete specialising in race walking. He competed for New Zealand at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, winning a bronze in the 30 km road walk. At the 1996 Summer Olympics he came 32nd in the 20 km road walk, with a time of 1 hr 25m 50s.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  New Zealand
1991 World Race Walking Cup San Jose, United States 80th 20 km 1:33:10
1993 World Race Walking Cup Monterrey, Mexico 71st 20 km 1:37:36
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 27th 20 km 1:30:17
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 3rd 30 km 2:09:10
1995 World Race Walking Cup Beijing, PR China 20 km DNF
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 31st 20 km 1:32:19
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 32nd 20 km 1:25:50
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 20 km DNF