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Beijing Olympics 2008

Loughborough athletes

Martyn Rooney

Career Highlights

Rooney broke Roger Black's 21-year-old British Junior 400m record at the 2006 Commonwealth Games semi finals. He went on to finish 5th in the final.

Previous Games

Beijing 2008 is Martyn's Olympic debut.

Olympic events

400m- 6th in FINAL, 45.12 seconds (44.60 PB in semis)

4x400m -4th in FINAL, 2:58.81

Loughborough University - Beijing 2008

Beijing facts

There are 55 Loughborough athletes in action at the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Did you know?

Former Olympic Champion Sebastian Coe is a Loughborough graduate.

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