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Melissa Bishop dives into the deep end at Prefontaine Classic

Melissa Bishop dives into the deep end at Prefontaine Classic

May 27, 2017, No Comments on Melissa Bishop dives into the deep end at Prefontaine Classic

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Diving into the deep end of the pool, Canada’s all-time greatest 800-metre runner, Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ontario is at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon this weekend, racing the biggest names in her event. She is there feeling out her early season fitness. She will be racing a »

An emotional day for Canadians: Mo Ahmed, Gord Downie and Melissa Bishop, all class

An emotional day for Canadians: Mo Ahmed, Gord Downie and Melissa Bishop, all class

August 21, 2016, No Comments on An emotional day for Canadians: Mo Ahmed, Gord Downie and Melissa Bishop, all class

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Today was an emotional day for Canadians. Toronto’s Mohammed Ahmed, the national record holder in the 5,000-metre event made the Olympic final. Today he raced and acquitted himself well. He was in contention for a medal with less than 100-metres to go; however, he was jostled by an Ethiopian »

Melissa Bishop interview – 2016 Victoria Track Classic

Melissa Bishop interview – 2016 Victoria Track Classic

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Melissa Bishop interview – 2016 Harry Jerome Track Classic

Melissa Bishop interview – 2016 Harry Jerome Track Classic

June 18, 2016, No Comments on Melissa Bishop interview – 2016 Harry Jerome Track Classic

Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Melissa Bishop set a new Harry Jerome Track Classic meet record in the 800-metre run with her finish time of 1:58.79. »

Melissa Bishop to race Brenda Martinez at Harry Jerome Track Classic

Melissa Bishop to race Brenda Martinez at Harry Jerome Track Classic

May 24, 2016, No Comments on Melissa Bishop to race Brenda Martinez at Harry Jerome Track Classic

From Harry Jerome Track Classic Canada’s Melissa Bishop, the 2015 World Championship silver medallist in the 800-metre event, ran a personal best in the 1500-metre distance last weekend on her home turf at the University of Windsor, clocking a 4:09:38. American Brenda Martinez, the 2013 IAAF World Championships bronze medallist in the 800m, ran a seasonal »

Video: Melissa Bishop does it again – new national 800-metre record

Video: Melissa Bishop does it again – new national 800-metre record

February 20, 2016, No Comments on Video: Melissa Bishop does it again – new national 800-metre record

Melissa Bishop takes down her own national 800-metre indoor record days after breaking Diane Cummins’ national record that stood for over a decade at 2:00.66 to 2:00.60 in Ireland at the Athlone International meet. This time while in Glasgow, she finished in the time of 2:00.19, winning both races: POS ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK 1 Melissa BISHOP »

Melissa Bishop’s national indoor record: “I specifically went after the record”

Melissa Bishop’s national indoor record: “I specifically went after the record”

February 18, 2016, No Comments on Melissa Bishop’s national indoor record: “I specifically went after the record”

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Watching Melissa Bishop race the Athlone International indoor meet on Wednesday in Athlone, Ireland, it appeared that she was confident that she could take the Canadian record of 2:00.66 that was set back in 2003 by Victoria’s Diane Cummins. Taking the record appeared to be her plan. Asked if she »

Melissa Bishop’s national indoor record

Melissa Bishop’s national indoor record

February 17, 2016, No Comments on Melissa Bishop’s national indoor record

© Copyright – 2016 – Athletics Illustrated Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ontario won the 800-metre event at the Athlone International indoor track meet that took place in Athlone, Ireland at the AIT International Arena today. She won in the time of 2:00.60 breaking Diane Cummins’ Canadian indoor record of 2:00.66 and in so doing now »

Melissa Bishop’s stunning season

Melissa Bishop’s stunning season

August 31, 2015, 1 Comment on Melissa Bishop’s stunning season

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Eganville, Ontario’s Melissa Bishop has finally had the season to demonstrate her true capability as a world-class 800-metre runner. The talent and execution that she and everyone else knew was there all along appeared in a very big way, but it didn’t come easy. Bishop’s 2015 season came together »

Melissa Bishop appears ready for the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games 800-metre

Melissa Bishop appears ready for the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games 800-metre

July 16, 2015, No Comments on Melissa Bishop appears ready for the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games 800-metre

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated It appears that Canada’s fastest active 800-metre runner, Eganville, Ontario’s Melissa Bishop is ready to take on the 800-metre event at the 2015 Toronto Pan American Games. Her fitness has come around just in time, as she ran a new personal best in Lucerne, Switzerland yesterday in the »