Simon Baker (racewalker)

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Simon Francis Baker (born 6 February 1958 in Melbourne, Victoria) is a retired male race walker from Australia, who represented his native country in four consecutive Olympic Games: 1984, 1988, 1992 and 1996.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Australia
1983 World Race Walking Cup Bergen, Norway 14th 20 km
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 29th 20 km
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 14th 20 km
1985 World Race Walking Cup St John's, Isle of Man 12th 20 km
1986 Commonwealth Games Edinburgh, Scotland 1st 30 km
1987 World Race Walking Cup New York City, United States 11th 20 km
World Championships Rome, Italy 24th 20 km
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 11th 20 km
6th 50 km
1989 World Race Walking Cup L'Hospitalet, Spain 1st 50 km
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 7th 30 km
1991 World Race Walking Cup San Jose, United States 2nd 50 km
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 19th 50 km
1993 World Race Walking Cup Monterrey, Mexico 7th 50 km
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 6th 30 km
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States DNF 50 km

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