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Conrad Nightingale

Full name: Conrad Keith Nightingale
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: September 24, 1945 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Affiliations: Kansas State Wildcats, Manhattan (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


A steeplechaser, Conrad Nightingale finished second in 1967 at the AAU Meet and the Pan American Games. He was also third in the 1968 AAUs. He competed for Kansas State and the Halstead Track Club. He was inducted as a member of the Halstead High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

After college Nightingale attended veterinary school at Kansas State, and started his medical career at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He later started Hill Country Veterinary Hospital in Bandera County, Texas. Nightingale specialized in equine treatment, and in 2002 was named Texas’s Equine Practitioner of the Year. He was one of the first veterinarians in the state to perform arthroscopic surgery on horses. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the Kerrville Area Medical Association, and the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. In 1973, Nightingale was named Bandera County Rabies Control Officer, a position he held for over 40 years.

Personal Bests: Mile – 4:00.9 (1966); Steeplechase – 8:38.2 (1972); 2 miles – 8:58.8 (1965); 5K – 13:56.6 (1969).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase United States USA 6 h1 r1/2

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Round One Heat One 6 9:13.2 9:13.23
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