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Jim Spivey

Full name: James Calvin "Jim" Spivey
Gender: Male
Height: 14-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: March 7, 1960 in Schiller Park, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Athletics West/Asics
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Jim Spivey was TAC 1,500 metres champion in 1984-85 and 1987. Running for Indiana he had won the NCAA 1,500 in 1982. Spivey competed multiple times for the US in international competition, in addition to his three Olympic appearances. He was silver medalist at the 1987 Pan American Games and bronze medalist at the 1987 World Championships in the 1,500. He also competed at the 1993 World Championships and the 1981 World University Games. He later became a college coach at the University of Chicago.

Personal Bests: 800 – 1:46.5 (1982); 1500 – 3:31.01 (1988); Mile – 3:49.80 (1986); 2000 – 4:52.44 (1987); 5000 – 13:15.86 (1994).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 5
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Athletics Men's 1,500 metres United States USA 8
1996 Summer 36 Atlanta Athletics Men's 5,000 metres United States USA 13 h2 r2/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final 5 3:36.07
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 3:36.53
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics United States Round One Heat Six 2 QU 3:40.58
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Athletics United States Final 8 3:41.74
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 QU 3:35.55
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Athletics United States Round One Heat One 3 QU 3:38.01

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1996 Summer 36 Atlanta Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 13 14:27.72
1996 Summer 36 Atlanta Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 9 QC 13:53.16
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