Full name: Thomas Robert "Tom" Dooley
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: United States
In a career that lasted from 1966-80, Tom Dooley won four AAU walk titles â 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 â 1-30:39 (1971); 50 km. Walk â 4-26:15 (1980).
|1968 Summer||22||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Athletics||Men's 20 kilometres Walk||United States||USA||17|
|1972 Summer||26||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||Men's 20 kilometres Walk||United States||USA||15|
|1968 Summer||22||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||17||1-40:08|
|1972 Summer||26||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||15||1-34:58.8|