It first attracted attention in the US qualifying race for the 2004 Summer Olympics , when it led through for a long time, but slumped towards the end and dropped to twelfth place. At the 2004 Chicago Marathon , he finished tenth in 2:13:18. At the marathon of the World Athletics Championships in Helsinki in 2005 , he was ninth.
In 2006 he broke his personal record twice, first in fourth in the Boston Marathon with 2:10:55 and then in sixth in the Chicago Marathon with 2:10:47.
In the qualifying race for the 2008 Summer Olympics , which took place the day before the New York City Marathon in Central Park , he managed to secure a starting place for Beijing in third behind Ryan Hall and Dathan Ritzenhein and thus the fourth-placed ex-world record holder To oust Khalid Khannouchi from the team.
Brian Sell has a competition weight of 64 kg with a height of 1.78 m. He is supervised by the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project .
- Brian Sell in the database of World Athletics (English)
- Athlete portrait on marathoninfo.free.fr
- Athlete portrait on the World Marathon Majors website
- Athlete portrait on the USATF website
- Athlete portrait at Hansons-Running
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American marathon runner|
|DATE OF BIRTH||April 11, 1978|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Altoona, Pennsylvania|