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Bruce Bickford

Full name: Bruce Emery Bickford
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: March 12, 1957 in East Benton, Maine, United States
Affiliations: Team New Balance
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Originally from Maine, Bruce Bickford attended college at Northeastern University in Boston. He ran the 10K for the US at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, placing 18th. In 1987 Bickford won the gold medal in the 10,000 at the Pan American Games. He was US Champion in the 10K in 1985 in addition to winning the 1988 Olympic Trials. He also won a gold medal in the half-marathon at the 1989 US Olympic Festival.

Bickford is a member of the Northeastern University Athletics Hall of Fame, elected in 1991. He is also a member of the Maine Running Hall of Fame and the Maine Sports Hall of Fame.

Personal Best: 10000 – 27:37.17 (1985).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Athletics Men's 10,000 metres United States USA 18

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Athletics United States Final 18 29:09.74
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Athletics United States Round One Heat One 7 QU 28:16.16
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