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Paul Narracott

Olympic athlete from Australia

Paul Narracott (born 8 October 1959) is a retired Australian sprinter, who was Australian Junior 100/200 metres champion. In 1977 he won his first of six Australian senior 100 metres championships, and was also 2nd in the 200 metres championships on four occasions. In 1977 he won gold at the 100 metres at the Pacific Conference Games, he also won silver in the 200, and took two bronzes in the 4x100, and 4x400 at these Championships. He also competed at the World Cup in the 100 metres for Oceania where he finished 8th. In 1978, he competed in the Commonwealth Games in Edmonton where he reached all three finals finishing 6th in the 100 metres, 4th in the 200 metres, and 7th with the sprint relay team. He missed the 1980 Moscow Olympics due to the boycott. In 1981, he competed at the Universiade, where he reached the semi-finals of both sprints. In 1982, he competed in the Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, where again he reached the finals of 100, 200, and 4x100, where he finished 4th in all three events, narrowly missing out on a medal, especially in the 100 metres. He competed in the World Championship in Helsinki in 1983, where he reached the 100 metres final finishing in 7th. He  ( Wikipedia article )

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Date of birth
1959-10-08
Nationality
Australia

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