Steve Ovett

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Birthday
9, 1955
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
England

About

English distance runner who won the 800 meters Olympic gold and the 1500 meters bronze at the 1980 Moscow Games.

Before Fame

He was a European Junior Champion in 1973.

Trivia

He held the UK record for 2 miles for over three decades.

Family Life

He is the brother of Nicholas Ovett, who was an Olympic luge competitor.

Associated With

He brought home long-distance gold for his country in 1980; Mo Farah would do the same in 2012.