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Tom Dooley

Full name: Thomas Robert "Tom" Dooley
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: December 9, 1945 in San Francisco, California, United States
Affiliations: Athens Athletic Club, Oakland (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

In a career that lasted from 1966-80, Tom Dooley won four AAU walk titles – the 2-mile in 1970, the 20 km. in 1971 and 1975, and the 40 km. in 1967, and set 11 US race walking records. In the 1971 Pan American Games, he was the silver medalist in the 20 km. walk, and later represented the US at the 1977 World Cup in the 50 km. walk, although he did not finish. He also competed in two other World Cups and the 1967 Pan American Games. Dooley attended the College of San Mateo where he ran on the track team.

Personal Bests: 20 km. Walk – 1-30:39 (1971); 50 km. Walk – 4-26:15 (1980).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 20 kilometres Walk United States USA 17
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics Men's 20 kilometres Walk United States USA 15

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Standings 17 1-40:08
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics United States Final Standings 15 1-34:58.8
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