Grete WAITZ

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Norway Norway
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    01 OCT 1953
    ATHLETE'S CODE
    14356890
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Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
800 Metres 2:05.05 Bratislava (TCH) 11 JUN 1977 1074
800 Metres 2:03.1h * Oslo (NOR) 03 JUL 1975 1107
1000 Metres 2:39.4h London (GBR) 09 SEP 1977 1111
1500 Metres 4:00.55 Praha (TCH) 03 SEP 1978 NR 1201
One Mile 4:26.90 Gateshead (GBR) 09 JUL 1978 1142
2000 Metres 5:47.1h Newcastle (AUS) 08 JAN 1979 1098
3000 Metres 8:31.75 Oslo (NOR) 17 JUL 1979 NR 1202
5000 Metres 15:08.80 Oslo (NOR) 26 JUN 1982 1146
10 Kilometres 31:28 Oslo (NOR) 06 MAY 1984 1188
15 Kilometres 47:53 Tampa, FL (USA) 11 FEB 1984 1190
10 Miles Road 53:05 Lynchburg, VA (USA) 22 SEP 1979 1139
Half Marathon 1:08:59 Tyneside (GBR) 24 JUL 1988 1171
Half Marathon 1:08:49 * South-Shields (GBR) 24 JUL 1988 1163
Marathon 2:24:54 London (GBR) 20 APR 1986 1183

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
3000 Metres 8:50.8h Daly City, CA (USA) 04 JAN 1980 1159

Legend

* Not legal.

Latest Active Season: 1990

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
Marathon 2:34:34 New York, NY (USA) 04 NOV 1990 1076

Outdoor

800 Metres

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

Outdoor

1000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1977 2:39.4h London (GBR) 09 SEP 1977
1975 2:39.8h Jablonec (TCH) 25 SEP 1975

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
1979 4:00.58 Zürich (SUI) 15 AUG 1979
1978 4:00.55 Praha (TCH) 03 SEP 1978
1977 4:05.1h Stuttgart (GER) 16 JUL 1977
1976 4:04.80 Olympic Stadium, Montreal (CAN) 29 JUL 1976
1974 4:05.21 Roma (ITA) 08 SEP 1974
1972 4:16.00 Olympiastadion, 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
1977 4:29.1h Gateshead (GBR) 30 JUL 1977

Outdoor

2000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1979 5:47.1h Newcastle (AUS) 08 JAN 1979

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 8:32.1h Oslo (NOR) 27 JUN 1978
1977 8:36.8h Oslo (NOR) 02 AUG 1977
1976 8:45.4h Oslo (NOR) 21 JUN 1976
1975 8:46.6h Oslo (NOR) 24 JUN 1975

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, FL (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, FL (USA) 08 MAR 1986
1985 48:10 Tampa, FL (USA) 09 FEB 1985
1984 47:53 Tampa, FL (USA) 11 FEB 1984

Outdoor

10 Miles Road

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

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

Marathon

Performance Place Date
1988 2:28:24 Stockholm (SWE) 04 JUN 1988
1986 2:24:54 London (GBR) 20 APR 1986
1984 2:26:18 Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA (USA) 05 AUG 1984
1983 2:25:29 London (GBR) 17 APR 1983
1979 2:27:33 New York, NY (USA) 21 OCT 1979

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1981/82 8:55.5h Ottawa (CAN) 13 FEB 1982
1980/81 9:05.6h San Francisco, CA (USA) 02 JAN 1981
1979/80 8:50.8h Daly City, CA (USA) 04 JAN 1980

Honours - Olympic Games

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

Honours - World Championships

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

Honours - World (Continental) Cup

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres 8:43.5h Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf (GER) 04 SEP 1977
2. 3000 Metres 8:38.60 Olympic Stadium, 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, New York, NY USAUSA F 4. 2:34:34

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