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Missy Kane

Full name: Mission "Missy" Kane (-Alston)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4.5 (164 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: June 21, 1955 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Affiliations: adidas, Herzogenaurach (GER)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


A middle distance runner for the University of Tennessee and Team adidas, Missy Kane won a bronze medal in the 1,500 at the 1983 Pan American Games. She also competed that year at the Universiade, finishing sixth in the 1,500. She was married for a time to former distance runner Phil Kane and later became a college track coach and television sportscaster. She has become a fitness expert who has her own televised fitness show on local Tennessee stations, and works as a health promotions coordinator for Covenant Health in Oak Ridge. She has also coached the distance runners at the Univ. of Tennessee and in 1996, was inducted into the Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame.

Personal Bests: 800 – 2:05.47 (1984); 1500 – 4:06.47 (1984); Mile – 4:36.6 (1985); 3000 – 9:07.91 (1987); 5000 – 16:08.21 (1987).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 1,500 metres United States USA 7 h1 r1/2

Women's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Athletics United States Round One Heat One 7 4:11.86
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