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Peter Snell

AKA Peter George Snell

Born: 17-Dec-1938
Birthplace: Opunake, New Zealand

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Track and Field

Nationality: New Zealand
Executive summary: Olympic distance runner

Held the world record for 800m run, 1962 to 1973.

Father: George Snell (electrical engineer)
Mother: Margaret
Brother: Jack
Sister: Marie
Wife: Sally Turner (m. 1963)

    High School: Mount Albert Grammar School, Auckland
    University: BS Human Performance, University of California at Davis
    University: PhD Exercise Physiology, University of California at Davis
    Professor: Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern

    Olympic Gold Medal 1960 (800m)
    Olympic Gold Medal 1964 (800m)
    Olympic Gold Medal 1964 (1500m)
    American College of Sports Medicine
    North Texas Orienteering Association President
    United States Orienteering Federation

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