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Herb Elliott

AKA Herbert James Elliott

Born: 25-Feb-1938
Birthplace: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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

Nationality: Australia
Executive summary: Middle distance runner

Held the World Record for 1500m, 1958-67, and for the mile run, 1958-62.

Wife: Anne Dudley (m. 2-May-1959, one son)

    High School: Aquinas College Perth
    University: University of Melbourne
    University: MA Natural Sciences, Cambridge University

    Associated Press Athlete of the Year (male) 1958
    Olympic Gold Medal 1960 (1500m)
    Member of the British Empire 1964
    Order of Australia 2002
    Member of the Board of Fortescue Metals Group (as Chairman)

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