Mike Manley (athlete)

Mike Manley
Personal information
BornFebruary 14, 1942
Medal record
Men’s Athletics
Representing the  United States
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1971 Cali 3.000 m Steeplechase
Gold medal – first place 1975 Mexico City 3.000 m Steeplechase

Peter Michael Manley (born February 14, 1942, in Wausau, Wisconsin) is a retired middle- and long-distance runner from the United States. He twice won the gold medal in the men's 3.000 metres steeplechase event at the Pan American Games: 1971 and 1975.

Manley represented his native country at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany.[1] He was the 1969 AAU steeplechase champion while competing for the Southern California Striders[2] and competed for the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the Oregon Track Club.

Personal Bests

  • Mile – 4:01.4 (1974)
  • 2 miles – 8:34.8 (1972)
  • Steeplechase – 8:27.6 (1971)
  • 5,000 metres – 13:42.4 (1976).
  • 10,000 metres – 29:10.0 (1976).
  • Marathon – 2:14:43 (1980)

References