Jason Pyrah

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    Jason Pyrah (born April 6, 1969, in Springfield, Missouri) is an American athlete who participated in the 1500-meter run at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics. He did not qualify for the final in 1996, but did qualify in 2000, placing 10th.[1]

    As a teenager he attended Willard High School in Willard, Missouri where he excelled in track and field. He was a Missouri state track champion in multiple events over two years. Pyrah did not compete in the 1990–91 season because of a mission to Bolivia.[2] Pyrah graduated from Brigham Young University in 1993. In 1994, he won the Fifth Avenue Mile, and in 1995, he won a bronze medal in the 1500-meter run at the Pan American Games. His mile best is a 3:55.

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    1. ^ USA Track & Field biography Archived 2011-11-04 at the Wayback Machine
    2. ^ "KSL-TV biography". Archived from the original on 2008-11-21. Retrieved 2010-03-04.