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RYAN BROWN
Event: 800m
Height: 5-9
Weight: 140
PR: 1:46.17 (2009)
Born: September 17, 1984 in Baltimore Md.
Current Residence: Seattle, Washington
High School: Renton, (Wash.) HS Ď02
College: Washington Ď07
Coach: Greg Metcalf
Agent: Tony Manjarrez
Club: Asics

Career Highlights: 3rd at 2009 USA Outdoor Champs; 3rd at 2009 USA Indoor Champs; 2006 NCAA Outdoor champ; 2005 & 2007 Pac 10 Conference Outdoor champ

Brown finished third in the menís 800m final at the 2009 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, when he had not qualified for the final in that event in three previous appearances. Brown showed signs of improvement with his third-place finish at the 2009 USA Indoor Championships in Boston. One of the most decorated athletes in UW history , Brown was the 2006 NCAA 800-meter champion ... also boasts 2005 Pac-10, 2005 NCAA West Region, and 2006 MPSF Indoor 800m titles, and led UW's 4x400m squad to a 2006 West Regional crown ... a six-time NCAA All-American ... holds a share of four UW records ... quit track for a year in 2003-04 ... ran just one season of high-school track ... earned his B.S. in biology in 2006. As a high school star in Renton, Wash., Brown was undefeated at 800m as a senior, his first year competing in track and field ... swept league, district and state titles at 800m in 2002 ... state-winning time of 1:55.3 was a personal-best ... also ran on Renton's state champion 4x400-meter relay, helping the school to a fifth-place state finish ... took second in the 800m at the 2002 Pasco Invite, and helped the mile relay to seventh ... also lettered in swimming as a senior.

2009: 3rd at USA Outdoors (1:46.67)...fifth in opening round at World Outdoors (1:46.92)...3rd at USA Indoors (1:47.99)...1st in prelim at USA Outdoors (1:46.17PR)...ranked #4 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 1:46.17.
2008: 7th in semis at Olympic Trials (1:47.95)...best of 1:46.89.
2007: 3rd at NCAA Outdoors (1:47.77)...3rd in prelims at USA Outdoors (1:49.04)...Pac 10 Outdoor champ...best of 1:46.71.
2006: NCAA Outdoor champ (1:46.29)...9th in prelims at USA Outdoors (1:52.62)...3rd at Pac 10 Outdoors....best of 1:46.29.
2005: Pac 10 Outdoor champ...7th in semis at NCAA Outdoors (1:48.66)...best of 1:47.31.
2004: Best of 1:51.06.
2003: Best of 1:54.49.
2002: Best of 1:55.03.

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