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Steve Scott

American middle distance runner, miler

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Steve Scott is an American former track athlete and one of the greatest mile runners in American history. The silver medalist in the 1500 meters at the inaugural IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki in 1983, Scott owns the U.S. indoor record in the 2000 meters . He held the American outdoor mile record for more than 26 years and also is the former American indoor record holder in the same event. ranked Scott #1 in the U.S. on 10 occasions, Additionally, he participated for the US team at the 1984 Olympics. He finished 5th in the 1500 meter run at the 1988 Olympics held in Korea. Scott was also an Olympian on the 1980 Olympics team which was not allowed to go to Moscow. He ran the sub four-minute mile on 136 occasions in his career, more than any other runner in history.

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University of California, Irvine

Public research university in Irvine, California, United States