Simon Doyle

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Simon Patrick Doyle (born 1966-11-09 in Queensland) is a former Australian 1500 m runner who came fourth in the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland and twelfth in the World Championships' final in Tokyo. In 1990, Doyle won three Grand Prix meetings. In 1991, he set Australian records for 1500 m at 3:31.96 min and the Mile at 3:49.91 min. He missed the 1992 Summer Olympics due to injuries.

Doyle's mile record was broken in 2005 by Craig Mottram,[1] while his 1500m record stood until Ryan Gregson exceeded it in 2010.[2]


Year Tournament Venue Result Event
1989 World Student Games Duisburg, West Germany 3rd 800 m
1990 Australian National Championships Melbourne, Australia 1st 5000 m
Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 4th 1500 m
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 12th 1500 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 9th 1500 m
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 16th 1500 m