Marko Koers

Marko Ewout Koers (born November 3, 1972 in Molenhoek, Limburg) is a retired middle distance runner from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992. He competed in the 800 and 1500 metres. Koers won the silver medal in the 800 metres at the 1998 European Indoor Athletics Championships, behind Germany's Nils Schumann.

Marko Koers at the Papendal Games in 1997

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the   Netherlands
1990 World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 40th (h) 1500 m 4:15.37
1991 European Junior Championships Thessaloniki, Greece 12th (sf) 800 m 1:50.68
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 23rd (sf) 800 m 1:52.23
1993 Universiade Buffalo, United States 1st 800 m 1:48.57
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 14th (sf) 800 m 1:45.90
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 13th (sf) 800m 1:47.52
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 12th (h) 800 m 1:44.85
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 7th 1500 m 3:38.18
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 5th 800 m 1:46.43
World Championships Athens, Greece 6th 800 m 1:44.85
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 2nd 800 m 1:47.20
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 19th (sf) 1500 m 3:40.15
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 4th 1500 m 3:42.46
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 9th (sf) 1500 m 3:39.42
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 14th (h) 1500 m 3:43.17
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 8th 1500 m 3:46.68
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 11th (h) 1500 m 3:42.53

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