Tim Seaman

Tim Seaman
Seaman at the 2012 US Olympic Trials 50 km racewalk in Santee, California
Personal information
Full nameTimothy M. Seaman
Born (1972-05-14) May 14, 1972 (age 50)
North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
SportRace walking
ClubNew York Athletic Club
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals2000, 2004

Timothy "Tim" M. Seaman (born May 14, 1972) is an American race walker who competed at the 2000 and 2004 Olympics.[1]

Seaman made a habit of winning the 5000 metres racewalk at the USA Indoor Track and Field Championships. He won the event 13-times winning consecutive years from 1998 to 2007, and in 2009, 2010 and 2013. His 13 USA Indoor titles rank highest in the sport's history. Seaman is also seven-time USA 20 km champion, winning in 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2009 and 2014. [1] On April 20, 2004, he set the still standing American record in the 10-km walk at 39:22.7 in Storetveitmarsje, Norway.[2] As a collegiate athlete, Seaman was a four-time National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) race walk champion while competing for the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. [2]

Seaman is currently the cross country, women's track and field and distance running coach for Cuyamaca College. His wife Rachel Seaman is also an Olympic racewalker.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  United States
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 24th 20 km
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 40th 20 km
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 20 km DSQ
2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 7th 20 km
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 20th 20 km
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 31st 20 km
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 31st 20 km
2010 US National Championships Des Moines, United States 2nd 20 km

See also


  1. ^ a b Tim Seaman. sports-reference
  2. ^ "Statistics – Records". USATF. January 17, 2012. Retrieved March 2, 2013.

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