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Tom Farrell

Full name: Thomas Francis "Tom" Farrell
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (172 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: January 18, 1944 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: NYAC, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

After placing fifth in the 800 m at the Tokyo Olympics, Tom Farrell improved to take the bronze medal in Mexico with a career best of 1:45.4. While at St. John's he won the NCAA in 1964 and 1965, and the AAU title in 1966. He also won the British AAA 800 m in 1965; he also set an indoor 880y record with 1:49.8 that year. Farrell later became an account executive with the Xerox Corp.

Personal Bests: 400 – 46.6y (1965); 800 – 1:45.46 (1968).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA 5
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 800 metres United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Athletics United States Final 5 1:46.6
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Three 2 QU 1:47.8
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Athletics United States Round One Heat One 2 QU 1:48.6
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final 3 1:45.4 1:45.46
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 QU 1:46.1 1:46.11
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Round One Heat Five 2 QU 1:47.9 1:47.96