Doug Padilla

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Age 67
Birthday October 41956
Birth Sign Libra
City Oakland
Country CA
Profession Runner

Doug Padilla is a famous Runner, born on October 4, 1956 in United States. As of December 2022, Doug Padilla’s net worth is $5 Million. He was particularly known for his sprinting ability in long-distance races.

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Doug Padilla Biography

Middle and long distance runner who competed in the 5,000 meter race at the 1984 Olympics and won the overall IAAF Grand Prix in 1985. Douglas Padilla (born October 4, 1956 in Oakland, California) is a former middle and long distance runner from the United States, who won the overall Grand Prix 1985 and the World Cup 5000m race in 1985. He finished fifth in the 5000m final at the 1983 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, and seventh in the 5000m final at the 1984 Summer Olympics. In the 1983 World Championships 5,000-metre final, Padilla was among the favourites, but he succumbed to the radically accelerating pace of top runners, such as Ireland’s Eamonn Coghlan, East Germany’s Werner Schildhauer and Finland’s Martti Vainio, during the last lap. He lost to the winner, Coghlan, by 3.55 seconds, but managed to defeat another unlucky favourite, West Germany’s Thomas Wessinghage, by 0.38 seconds. By contrast, the fast 1984 Olympic 5,000-metre final was tough for Padilla already after 3,000 metres, and he painstakingly defeated New Zealand’s John Walker who finished eighth. He was ranked number 1 in the world in 1983 for the 3000-meter distance..

He was born in Oakland, California.

As an athlete, Padilla is one of the most decorated athletes in BYU history. While competing for the Cougars from 1978–81, he earned eight All-America citations and a National Championship in the indoor 2 Mile, regarded as one of the great moments in BYU Sports history. He rewrote the BYU record book, setting new marks in the indoor mile and two mile and outdoor 1500 and 5000 meters. In 1991, he was inducted into the BYU Athletic Hall of Fame. While still a collegian, he was called on to race two athletes that were current world-record-holders: Henry Rono of Kenya and Washington State, and Suleiman Nyambui of Tanzania and UTEP. Padilla came away with a victory over each, the latter to win the indoor national championship.

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Padilla graduated from BYU with a B.S in 1983. in electrical engineering. He and his wife Lynette have four children and reside in Utah. He worked for BYU with their sports programs, he also volunteers with the Utah South Area athletic council in coordinating 5k and 10k races.

Doug Padilla Net Worth

Doug Padilla is one of the richest Runner & listed on most popular Runner. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Doug Padilla‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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He attended BYU, graduating in 1983.

Padilla graduated from BYU with a B.S in 1983. in electrical engineering. He and his wife Lynette have four children and reside in Utah. He worked for BYU with their sports programs, he also volunteers with the Utah South Area athletic council in coordinating 5k and 10k races.

Padilla lost his top form after 1986, and was eliminated in the 5,000-metre heats at the 1987 World Athletics Championships in Rome. He still qualified for the 1991 World Athletics Championships 5,000-metre final in Tokyo, but there he ran very badly, finishing 14th and last – and losing to the winner, Kenya’s Yobes Ondieki, by over 1 minute 20 seconds.

Padilla was actively involved in promoting track and field in the state of Utah. In addition to being meet director of all BYU track and field and cross country meets, he was director of the BYU high school Invitational and the Utah UHSAA State Track and Field Championships. Under his leadership the presentation and execution of BYU track meets has risen to the level of some of the very best in the country. BYU was selected to host the 2006 NCAA West Region Championships and three High Performance Olympic Qualifier meets.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Runner. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Doug Padilla celebrates birthday on October 4 of every year.

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