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Gary Reed
  • Born: 10/25/1981
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 175cm
  • Weight: 66kg
  • Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Finished 4th in the 800-metre final at the 2008 Olympic Games
  • Silver medallist over 800 metres at the 2007 World Championships, where he ran a perfectly timed race to almost steal the win from a star studded field of the worlds best middle distance runners (lead for 799 metres of the race before being out-leaned at the line by Alfred Kirwa Yego of Kenya by just 0.01 of a second, with the entire field finishing within 0.49 seconds of each other)
  • A 2004 Olympian, finishing 18th, he is going back to the Olympics for a second time, with a different mindset of what he has to do when he gets there
  • Five-time Canadian 800 metres champion (in six years)

PERSONAL

  • First international competition was the 1999 Pan Am Junior Championships in Tampa, Florida, where he finished 4th in the decathlon
  • Started the sport in different events and was competitively involved in long jump, triple jump and 3000 metres, and in 1999 he competed as a decathlete under Derek Evely, soon switching solely to the 400 metres until 2002, when he took on the 800 metres

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2004 Athens Olympic Summer GamesAthletics800m - Men - 18
2008 Beijing Olympic Summer GamesAthletics800m - Men - 4
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