Nick Symmonds DAILY WORKOUTS LEADING UP to the 2012 OLYMPICS
Nicholas “Nick” Symmonds (born December 30, 1983) is an American middle-distance track athlete, from Boise, Idaho, specializing in the 800 meters and 1500 meters distances.
Symmonds signed with Brooks Running in January 2014 after a 7-year sponsorship with Nike. In college at Willamette University he won seven NCAA Division III titles in outdoor track.
Symmonds is a 6-time US National 800 meters champion. He has competed over 800 m at the last two Olympic Games, reaching the semi-finals in Beijing 2008, while in London 2012 he finished fifth in the final, running a personal best of 1:42.95.
He won a silver medal in the 800 meters at the 2013 World Championships, having previously finished sixth in the 2009 final and fifth in 2011.