Clayton MURPHY

Clayton MURPHY - U.S.A. - 2021 British Grand Prix. Olympic 800m finalist.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 13 July 2021

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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. - 2021 British Grand Prix. Olympic 800m finalist.

Clayton Murphy starting his two laps in the men's 800m

at the 2021 British Grand Prix /Diamond League meet at

Gateshead, England.  The 2016 Olympic bronze medalist (1:42.93)

was some way short of his season best of 1:43.17 when winning the U.S.

Olympic trial.


British Grand Prix 2021. Gateshead. 

Men's 800m result.

1. Isaiah HARRIS           USA 1:44.76

2. Wyclife KINYAMAL     KEN 1:44.91

3. Peter BOL                  AUS 1:45.22

4. Álvaro DE ARRIBA     ESP 1:45.36

5. Bryce HOPPEL           USA 1:45.45

6. Clayton MURPHY      USA 1:45.72

7. Jamie WEBB              GBR 1:45.97

 

Isaiah Harris finished 4th in the U.S. Olympic trials.

At the U.S. trials only the first three qualify, regardless of their past

performances, even if you are the defending Olympic Champion.

Kenya's World record holder David Rudisha (1:40.91) won in  both

2016 & 2012.

 

2020 Olympic Games. Tokyo.

Final men's 800 metres.

 

 1.   Emmanuel Korir Kenya 1:45.06

 
 2.   Ferguson Rotich Kenya 1:45.23
   
 3.   Patryk Dobek Poland
1:45.39    
 4.   Peter Bol
Australia
1:45.92
 
 5.   Adrián Ben Spain 1:45.96    
 6.   Amel Tuka Bosnia and Herzegovina   1:45.98    
 7.   Gabriel Tual
France
1:46.03    
 8.   Nijel Amos
Botswana
1:46.41    
 9.   Clayton Murphy  
United States 1:46.53