Name Nathan Brannen
Spouse Theresa Brannen
College team Michigan
Weight 58 kg
|Event(s) 1500 metres|
Height 1.74 m
Role Olympic athlete
Education University of Michigan
|Born 8 September 1982 (age 33) (1982-09-08) Cambridge, Ontario|
Personal best(s) 800 meters: 1:46.00 1500 meters: 3:34.22 Mile: 3:52.63
Residence Avon Lake, Ohio, United States
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Nathan brannen 2000m canadian record
Nathan ("Nate") Brannen (born 8 September 1982) is a Canadian middle distance runner from Cambridge, Ontario, who has competed at three Olympics. Brannen is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
He is affiliated with the Phoenix Athletics Association of Ontario.
Brannen currently holds 4 Canadian track and field records; in the indoor and outdoor 1000 metres (2:16.86 indoor, 2:16.52 outdoor), 2000 metres (4:59.56), and the indoor one mile (3:54.32).
Brannen is currently the Cross Country head coach at St. Edward High School in Lakewood, Ohio.
Having been enrolled in high school in his hometown of Cambridge, Ontario, Brannen was only the seventh sub-4 minute high school mile recorder in the history of North America. Originally, Brannen intended to join University of Arkansas and their prestigious track program but ended up being recruited by University of Michigan, in the same recruiting class as Alan Webb.
In July 2016, he was named to Canada's Olympic team. He finished 10th in the finals of the 1,500m in Rio.