Steve OVETT

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Great Britain & NI Great Britain & NI
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    09 OCT 1955
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    2170

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
800 Metres 1:44.09 Praha (TCH) 31 AUG 1978
1000 Metres 2:15.91 Koblenz (GER) 06 SEP 1979
1500 Metres 3:30.77 Rieti (ITA) 04 SEP 1983
One Mile 3:48.40 Koblenz (GER) 26 AUG 1981
2000 Metres 4:57.71 Oslo (NOR) 07 JUL 1982
3000 Metres 7:41.3h Wattenscheid (GER) 23 SEP 1977
Two Miles 8:13.51 London (GBR) 15 SEP 1978
5000 Metres 13:20.06 Belfast (GBR) 30 JUN 1986
Half Marathon 1:05:38 Dartford (GBR) 20 AUG 1977

Legend

* Not legal.

Latest Active Season: 1989

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
800 Metres 1:48.18 New Delhi (IND) 20 SEP 1989
1500 Metres 3:37.40 La Coruna (ESP) 25 JUL 1989
One Mile 3:59.68 London (GBR) 15 SEP 1989

Outdoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
1989 1:48.18 New Delhi (IND) 20 SEP 1989
1984 1:44.81 Los Angeles, CA (USA) 05 AUG 1984
1983 1:45.25 Bruxelles (BEL) 26 AUG 1983
1982 1:46.08 Viareggio (ITA) 11 AUG 1982
1981 1:46.40 London (GBR) 31 AUG 1981
1980 1:45.40 Moskva (URS) 26 JUL 1980
1979 1:44.91 Köln (GER) 19 AUG 1979
1978 1:44.09 Praha (TCH) 31 AUG 1978
1976 1:45.44 Montreal (CAN) 25 JUL 1976
1975 1:46.09 London (GBR) 02 AUG 1975
1974 1:45.76 Roma (ITA) 04 SEP 1974
1973 1:47.34 London (GBR) 14 JUL 1973

Outdoor

1000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1979 2:15.91 Koblenz (GER) 06 SEP 1979
1976 2:19.16 Nice (FRA) 16 AUG 1976

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
1989 3:37.40 La Coruna (ESP) 25 JUL 1989
1988 3:36.90 Hengelo (NED) 14 AUG 1988
1987 3:36.43 Koblenz (GER) 13 AUG 1987
1986 3:33.78 Koblenz (GER) 06 AUG 1986
1985 3:37.74 Stockholm (SWE) 02 JUL 1985
1984 3:34.50 Oslo (NOR) 28 JUN 1984
1983 3:30.77 Rieti (ITA) 04 SEP 1983
1982 3:38.48 London (GBR) 07 AUG 1982
1981 3:31.57 Budapest (HUN) 29 JUL 1981
1980 3:31.36 Koblenz (GER) 27 AUG 1980
1979 3:32.11 Bruxelles (BEL) 04 SEP 1979
1978 3:37.56 Malmö (SWE) 26 JUL 1978
1977 3:34.45 Düsseldorf (GER) 03 SEP 1977
1976 3:37.89 Montreal (CAN) 29 JUL 1976

Outdoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
1989 3:59.68 London (GBR) 15 SEP 1989
1988 3:58.71 Cork (IRL) 05 JUL 1988
1987 3:57.03 Cork (IRL) 07 JUL 1987
1986 3:52.99 Cork (IRL) 08 JUL 1986
1985 3:55.01 Edinburgh (GBR) 23 JUL 1985
1983 3:50.49 Oslo (NOR) 23 AUG 1983
1981 3:48.40 Koblenz (GER) 26 AUG 1981
1980 3:51.56 Bruxelles (BEL) 22 AUG 1980
1979 3:49.57 London (GBR) 31 AUG 1979
1978 3:57.67 London (GBR) 23 AUG 1978
1977 3:54.69 London (GBR) 26 JUN 1977

Outdoor

2000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1982 4:57.71 Oslo (NOR) 07 JUL 1982
1978 4:57.82 London (GBR) 03 JUN 1978

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1988 8:05.41 Sevilla (ESP) 01 JUN 1988
1987 7:44.83 Belfast (GBR) 20 JUL 1987
1985 7:49.83 Birmingham (GBR) 07 JUL 1985
1982 7:43.87 Oslo (NOR) 26 JUN 1982
1978 7:48.00 London (GBR) 24 MAY 1978

Outdoor

Two Miles

Performance Place Date
1987 8:24.05 London (GBR) 14 AUG 1987
1985 8:29.18 London (GBR) 26 AUG 1985
1981 8:25.52 London (GBR) 11 SEP 1981
1978 8:13.51 London (GBR) 15 SEP 1978

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1987 13:23.19 La Coruna (ESP) 05 AUG 1987
1986 13:20.06 Belfast (GBR) 30 JUN 1986
1980 13:27.87 London (GBR) 08 AUG 1980

Outdoor

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
1977 1:05:38 Dartford (GBR) 20 AUG 1977

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 800 Metres 1:45.40 Moskva (URS) 26 JUL 1980
3. 1500 Metres 3:38.99 Moskva (URS) 01 AUG 1980
5. 800 Metres 1:45.44 Montreal (CAN) 25 JUL 1976
8. 800 Metres 1:52.28 Los Angeles, CA (USA) 06 AUG 1984

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
4. 1500 Metres 3:42.34 Helsinki (FIN) 14 AUG 1983

Honours - World (Continental) Cup

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 1500 Metres 3:34.95 Roma (ITA) 05 SEP 1981
1. 1500 Metres 3:34.45 Düsseldorf (GER) 03 SEP 1977

Honours - European Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 1500 Metres 3:35.6h Praha (TCH) 03 SEP 1978
2. 800 Metres 1:44.09 Praha (TCH) 31 AUG 1978
2. 800 Metres 1:45.76 Roma (ITA) 04 SEP 1974

Honours - European U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 800 Metres 1:47.53 Duisburg (GER) 26 AUG 1973
Results in:

800 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
20 SEP 1989 New Delhi INDIND F 4. 1:48.18

1500 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
27 JUN 1989 Kvarnsveden SWESWE F 1. 3:38.44
01 JUL 1989 Palermo ITAITA F 1. 3:39.8h
25 JUL 1989 La Coruna ESPESP F 4. 3:37.40
19 SEP 1989 New Delhi INDIND F 3. 3:40.99

One Mile

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
15 SEP 1989 London GBRGBR F 10. 3:59.68

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