Clayton MURPHY

Clayton MURPHY - U.S.A. - Bronze medal at 2016 Olympic Games

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 22 August 2015

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Sunday, 26 February 1995
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      New Paris, Ohio, U.S.A.
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Clayton MURPHY - U.S.A. - Bronze medal at 2016 Olympic Games

Clayton Murphy is seen running alongside Pierre-Ambroise Bosse in their heat of the men's

800m in Beijing when both qualified for the semi finals. Clayton could only finish 6th in his

semi final (1:46.28) but Pierre-Ambroise progressed to the final where he finished 5th.(1:46.63).

 

One year later at the Rio Olympic games it was Clayton who came out on top,  winning the bronze medal

in the final of the men's 800m, with Pierre-Ambroise 4th.  The 2016 result is below.



 

 

2016 Olympic Games.  Rio de Janeiro.

Men's 800m Final.


 1.     David Rudisha 
   Kenya    1:41.15    SB  
 2.     Taoufik Makhloufi    Algeria    1:42.61
   NR
 
 3.
    Clayton Murphy    United States    1:42.93
   PB
 
 4.     Pierre-Ambroise Bosse    France
   1:43.41
   SB
 
 5.     Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich  
   Kenya
   1:43.55
   SB
 
 6.  
    Marcin Lewandowski    Poland
    1:44.20    SB
 
 7.     Alfred Kipketer    Kenya
    1:46.02    
 8.     Boris Berian    United States     1:46.15