This article will answer every question you have about Peter Bol. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Bol do for a living?
- Who are Bol’s parents and siblings?
- What are Bol’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Bol married or does he have a girlfriend/boyfriend?
- Does Bol have any children?
- Where is Bol now?
- How tall is Bol?
- How much money does Bol earn?
- What is Bol’s net worth?
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Who is Peter Bol?
Nagmeldin Peter Bol is a professional Australian middle-distance runner. He competed in the men’s 800 meters at the 2016 and 2020 Summer Olympics and holds the national record.
Peter Bol career
Bol was a promising basketballer in Perth, Western Australia. When he was 16, a teacher at St Norbert College suggested he try 800 m running after a promising cross-country race.
Bol won the junior men’s 800 m at the Australian Athletics Championships in a personal best time of 1:48.90 in 2013. He moved from Perth to Melbourne to train with coach Justin Rinaldi, who also coached joint national record holder Alexander Rowe in December 2015. Bol ran two Olympic qualifying times (1:45.78 and 1:45.41) and was selected for the Australian team for the 2016 Rio Olympics 2016. He completed 6th in his heat in 1:49.36. At the 2017 IAAF World Championships, he completes 7th in his heat in 1:49.65 at the Olympics.
In June 2018 at an IAAF meet in Stockholm, Sweden he set a personal best of 1:44.56 in the 800 m defeating training partner Joseph Deng. At the 2020 Summer Olympics, Bol came 1st in his semi-final with a personal best time of 1:44:11. He then competed in the final where he came 4th and missed out on a bronze medal by 0.53 of a 2nd. He set a new Oceania and Australian record of 1:44.00 in June 2022 at the Paris Diamond League. This was the 3rd time he has lowered the national record for 800 m.
How old is Peter Bol?
Bol is currently aged 28 years old as of 2023, having been born on February 22, 1994, in Khartoum, Sudan. He shared his birthdate with popular people such as George Washington, Topher, Jacob Day, Baby Kaely, Alexa Rivera Villegas, and many more.
Peter Bol Family
Who are Bol’s Parents?
Bol was born and raised in Khartoum, Sudan to his parents Abdalla Mador Bol and Hanan Kuku. His mother is Sudanese, and his father is from the region that is now South Sudan.
Does Bol have Siblings?
He was born into a family of six children, he has five siblings a sister and four brothers. But their names are not known by the media.
Peter Bol Education
Bol graduated from St Norbert College in 2012. A College House Captain, he won the 800m event at the 2012 Inter-School Athletics Carnival. After finishing school, he went to Curtin University to study for a Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics.
Peter Bol Status
He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. Not much information about his past relationship and any previous engagements.
Peter Bol Kids
He is not married yet, he does not have any children of his own date.
Peter Bol Height
Adding up to his well-built body, he stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) and a weight of 138 lbs (63 kg).
Peter Bol’s Net Worth
Bol is an Australian middle-distance runner who has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2023.