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Lynn Nelson

Full name: Lynn Marie Nelson
Gender: Female
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: January 8, 1962 in Eugene, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: Reebok Running Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Lynn Nelson was a distance runner who ran the 10,000 metres at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, finishing 15th. Nelson won the 1988 US Olympic Trials to make the team. At the US Championships she finished second in the 10K in 1986 and third in 1987. Nelson also ran marathons. She was ranked in the US top 10 four times in the 10K, ranking second in 1986-87, and was 10th ranked in the US in the marathon in 1988. She was world ranked one time in the 10,000, as #10 in 1988.

Personal Best: 10000 – 31:51.27 (1988).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics Women's 10,000 metres United States USA 15

Women's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Final 15 32:32.24
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 6 QU 32:15.45
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