Steve Brace

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Stephen "Steve" Brace (born 7 July 1961, in Bridgend) is a former long-distance runner from Wales, who represented Great Britain in the men's marathon at the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics. He finished in 27th (2:17:49) and in 60th (2:23.28) place respectively.

Brace triumphed at the Paris Marathon in 1989 and 1990 and at the Berlin Marathon in 1991. His personal best is 2:10:35 (second place at the Houston Marathon 1996).

Brace is currently the Director of Welsh Athletics

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Great Britain and  Wales
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 9th Marathon 2:16:16
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 27th Marathon 2:17:49
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 52nd Marathon 2:24:21
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 60th Marathon 2:23:28

Road races[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1987 Barcelona Marathon Barcelona, Spain 2nd Marathon 2:14:33
Chester Half Marathon Chester 1st Half Marathon 1:05:04
1988 London Marathon London, United Kingdom 12th Marathon 2:12:58
20 km of Brussels Brussels, Belgium 1st 20 km 59:17
Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 6th Marathon 2:11:50
1989 Paris Marathon Paris, France 1st Marathon 2:13:03
Bristol Half Marathon Bristol, United Kingdom 1st Half marathon 1:08:36
1990 Reading Half Marathon Reading, United Kingdom 1st Half marathon 1:03:32[1]
Paris Marathon Paris, France 1st Marathon 2:13:10
New York City Marathon New York City, United States 3rd Marathon 2:13:32
1991 Reading Half Marathon Reading, United Kingdom 1st Half marathon 1:04:28[1]
London Marathon London, United Kingdom 7th Marathon 2:11:45
Berlin Marathon Berlin, Germany 1st Marathon 2:10:57
1992 London Marathon London, United Kingdom 18th Marathon 2:14:11
Reading Half Marathon Reading, United Kingdom 1st Half marathon
(shortened course)
1:02:20[1]
New York City Marathon New York City, United States 10th Marathon 2:14:10
1993 London Marathon London, United Kingdom 10th Marathon 2:14:00
1994 Houston Marathon Houston, United States 3rd Marathon 2:14:43
London Marathon London, United Kingdom 13th Marathon 2:12:23
Lake Vyrnwy Half Marathon Lake Vyrnwy, United Kingdom 1st Half marathon 1:05:39
1996 Houston Marathon Houston, United States 2nd Marathon 2:10:35
Belgrade Marathon Belgrade, Serbia 8th Marathon 2:15:47
1998 London Marathon London, United Kingdom 24th Marathon 2:16:35

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Stan Eldon. "Reading Half Marathon". Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved 17 December 2012.

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