David Neville Olympic athlete

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David Neville (born June 1, 1984) is an American sprinter who specializes in the 400 meters and two-time medalist (one gold, one bronze) in the Summer Olympics. A native of Merrillville, Indiana, Neville became the first individual track and field medalist out of Indiana University since Willie May won silver in the 110-meter hurdles in 1960. Neville attended Merrillville High School from 1998-2002 where he ran track & cross country. He then moved to Indiana University where he competed from 2003 until 2006 winning several individual Big Ten conference titles and being named an All American. At the 2008 Summer Olympic, Neville won a bronze medal in the men's 400 m with a time of 44.80 seconds. At the finish line, he dove forward on the wet track to win the bronze by 0.04 seconds. Neville then teamed with LaShawn Merritt, Angelo Taylor, and Jeremy Wariner in the 4x400 m relay to finish first with an Olympic record time of 2:55.39. Neville clocked a split of 44.16 seconds.

Personal details

Date of birth
June 1st, 1984
Place of birth
United States of America
African American
Places lived
Merrillville , Indiana
pop. 35,622 (2013)


1. Indiana University Bloomington Colleges/University

Indiana University Bloomington (IU Bloomington) is a public research university located in Bloomington, Indiana, in the United States. IU Bloomington is the flagship campus of the Indiana University system. Being the flagship campus, IU Bloomington is often referred to simply as IU or Indiana. However, in recent years, the name "Indiana University" has been applied more broadly to the entire Indiana University system.

Type Public university
2012. 772 mil. $
2010. 1.37 bil. $
Institution colors
107 South Indiana Ave., 47405 - Bloomington, Indiana
2013. 32,371
2011. 325,430
2010. 32,367
2009. 32,490
2011. 9,509
2010. 10,097
Acceptance rate
2012. 74.4 %
2010. 72.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 10.2 K $
2011. 9.52 K $
2010. 9.03 K $
2009. 8.61 K $
2008. 8.23 K $
Official web page www.iub.edu
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Olympic medals

2008 Summer Olympics Beijing

The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, was a major international multi-sport event that took place in Beijing, China, from August 8 to 24, 2008. A total of 10,942 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees competed in 28 sports and 302 events. China became the 22nd nation to host the Olympic Games and the 18th to hold a Summer Olympic Games. It was the third time that the Summer Olympic Games were held in Asia, after Tokyo, Japan, in 1964 and Seoul, South Korea, in 1988. The equestrian events were held in Hong Kong, making it the third time the events of the same Olympics were held under the jurisdiction of two different NOCs, while sailing was contested in Qingdao, and football events took place in several different cities. Beijing was awarded the Games over four competitors on July 13, 2001, having won an absolute majority of votes from members of the International Olympic Committee after two rounds of voting. The Government of the People's Republic of China promoted the Games and invested heavily in new facilities and transportation systems.

Medal Event Date Location Other medalists
Athletics – Men's 400 metres 2008 Beijing National Stadium


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