Grete WAITZ

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Norway Norway
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    01 OCT 1953
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    63544
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Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
800 Metres 2:03.1h Oslo (NOR) 03 JUL 1975
1000 Metres 2:39.4h London (GBR) 09 SEP 1977
1500 Metres 4:00.55 Praha (TCH) 03 SEP 1978
One Mile 4:26.90 Gateshead (GBR) 09 JUL 1978
2000 Metres 5:47.1h Newcastle (AUS) 08 JAN 1979
3000 Metres 8:31.75 Oslo (NOR) 17 JUL 1979
5000 Metres 15:08.80 Oslo (NOR) 26 JUN 1982
10 Kilometres 31:28 Oslo (NOR) 06 MAY 1984
15 Kilometres 47:53 Tampa, FL (USA) 11 FEB 1984
10 Miles Road 53:05 Lynchburg, VA (USA) 22 SEP 1979
Half Marathon 1:08:59 Tyneside (GBR) 24 JUL 1988
Half Marathon 1:08:49 South-Shields (GBR) 24 JUL 1988
30 Kilometres 1:44:13 Los Angeles, CA (USA) 05 AUG 1984
Marathon 2:24:54 London (GBR) 20 APR 1986

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
3000 Metres 8:50.8h Daly City, CA (USA) 04 JAN 1980

Latest Active Season: 1990

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
Marathon 2:34:34 New York, NY (USA) 04 NOV 1990

Outdoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
1977 2:05.05 Bratislava (TCH) 11 JUN 1977

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
1979 4:00.58 Zürich (SUI) 15 AUG 1979
1978 4:00.55 Praha (TCH) 03 SEP 1978
1976 4:04.80 Montreal (CAN) 29 JUL 1976
1974 4:05.21 Roma (ITA) 08 SEP 1974
1972 4:16.00 München (GER) 04 SEP 1972

Outdoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
1981 4:28.94 Stockholm (SWE) 08 JUL 1981
1979 4:26.92 Gateshead (GBR) 08 JUL 1979
1978 4:26.90 Gateshead (GBR) 09 JUL 1978

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1983 8:52.86 Porsgrunn (NOR) 21 JUN 1983
1981 8:44.64 Basel (SUI) 08 JUN 1981
1980 8:40.23 Oslo (NOR) 01 JUL 1980
1979 8:31.75 Oslo (NOR) 17 JUL 1979
1978 8:34.33 Praha (TCH) 29 AUG 1978

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1982 15:08.80 Oslo (NOR) 26 JUN 1982

Outdoor

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
1984 31:28 Oslo (NOR) 06 MAY 1984
1983 31:33 Miami (USA) 15 JAN 1983
1982 31:41 Hamilton (NZL) 30 JAN 1982

Outdoor

15 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
1987 48:50 Tampa, FL (USA) 07 FEB 1987
1986 48:53 Jacksonville (USA) 08 MAR 1986
1985 48:10 Tampa, FL (USA) 09 FEB 1985
1984 47:53 Tampa, FL (USA) 11 FEB 1984

Outdoor

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
1988 1:08:59 Tyneside (GBR) 24 JUL 1988
1987 1:10:38 Newcastle (GBR) 21 JUN 1987

Outdoor

30 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
1984 1:44:13 Los Angeles, CA (USA) 05 AUG 1984

Outdoor

Marathon

Performance Place Date
1990 2:34:34 New York, NY (USA) 04 NOV 1990
1988 2:28:07 New York, NY (USA) 06 NOV 1988
1986 2:24:54 London (GBR) 20 APR 1986
1985 2:28:34 New York, NY (USA) 27 OCT 1985
1984 2:26:18 Los Angeles, CA (USA) 05 AUG 1984
1983 2:25:29 London (GBR) 17 APR 1983
1982 2:27:14 New York, NY (USA) 24 OCT 1982
1980 2:25:42 New York, NY (USA) 26 OCT 1980
1979 2:27:33 New York, NY (USA) 21 OCT 1979

Outdoor

10 Miles Road

Performance Place Date
1979 53:05 Lynchburg, VA (USA) 22 SEP 1979

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Marathon 2:26:18 Los Angeles, CA (USA) 05 AUG 1984

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Marathon 2:28:09 Helsinki (FIN) 07 AUG 1983

Honours - World (Continental) Cup

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres 8:43.5h Düsseldorf (GER) 04 SEP 1977
2. 3000 Metres 8:38.60 Montreal (CAN) 25 AUG 1979

Honours - European Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 3000 Metres 8:34.33 Praha (TCH) 29 AUG 1978
3. 1500 Metres 4:05.21 Roma (ITA) 08 SEP 1974
5. 1500 Metres 4:00.55 Praha (TCH) 03 SEP 1978
Results in:

Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
04 NOV 1990 New York Marathon USAUSA F 4. 2:34:34

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