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Marko Koers

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMarko Ewout•Koers
Used nameMarko•Koers
Born3 November 1972 in Molenhoek (NED)
Measurements193 cm / 80 kg
AffiliationsUDI, Arnhem (NED) / Illinois Fighting Illini, Champaign (USA)
NOC Netherlands

Biography

Marko Koers was a middle-distance runner who competed at the 1992, 1996, and 2000 Olympic Games. Koers attended college in the United States at the University of Illinois and won the 1,500 metres at the NCAA Championships in 1993 and 1996. He was also second in the 800 at the NCAAs in 1994 and 1996 but won the Indoor 800 in 1993. Koers placed sixth in the 800 at the 1997 World Championships. He was Netherlands Champion in the 800 in 1994-95, 1997, and 1999, and in the 1,500 in 2003.

Personal Bests: 800 – 1:44.01 (1997); 1500 – 3:33.05 (1996).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Summer Olympics Athletics NED Marko Koers
800 metres, Men (Olympic) 7 h3 r2/3
1996 Summer Olympics Athletics NED Marko Koers
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 7
2000 Summer Olympics Athletics NED Marko Koers
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 8 h2 r2/3

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