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Andrew Valmon

Full name: Andrew Orlando Valmon
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: January 1, 1965 in Toms River, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Elite
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Husband of Meredith Rainey.

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Andrew Valmon was a 400 metre runner who won gold medals in the 4x400 relay at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics. He also competed at the 1991 and 1993 World Championships, placing fifth in the 400 at the 1991 Worlds, and winning a gold medal in the relay in 1993. In both 1992 (Olympics) and 1993 (World), Valmon ran on 4x4 relay teams that broke the world record.

Valmon attended Seton Hall University, where he had a best finish in the NCAA Meet with fifth in the 400 in 1987. Valmon later became a track coach, first at Georgetown University from 1999-2003, and later at the University of Maryland. Valmon served as head US Olympic track coach for the 2012 London Olympics. He married [Meredith Rainey], who ran the 800 metres at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics.

Personal Best: 400 – 44.28 (1993).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay United States USA 1 Gold
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Athletics United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 3:02.84
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Athletics United States USA Round One Heat Three 1 QU 3:02.16
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Athletics United States USA Final 1 WR 2:55.74 44,60
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