Matt Tegenkamp

Matt Tegenkamp

Represents: USA  USA
Trains: Portland, OR
Born: 19 January 1982
Educated: BS, Human Ecology from the University of Wisconsin
Coach: Jerry Schumacher
Sponsor: Oregon Track Club / Nike

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Fast Times

  • 1500: 3:34.25 (Athens GP, July 2007)
  • Mile: 3:56.38 (Madison, 2006)
  • 3000: 7:34.98 (Monaco SGP, Aug 2006)
  • 2-Mile: 8:07.07 (Pre Classic GP, June 2007)
  • 5000: 12:58.56 (Van Damme SGP, 4 Sept 2009)
  • 10000: 27:28.22 (Palo Alto, 2011)

Memorable Races

  • 2009 Memorial Van Damme 5000m - 7th, 12:58.56
  • 2009 IAAF World Championships 5000m - 8th place
  • 2009 US Outdoor Championships 5000m - 1st, 13:20
  • 2008 World Athletics Final 3000m - 3rd place
  • 2008 Zagreb 3000m - 1st place
  • 2008 Olympic Finals 5000m - 13th place
  • 2008 US Indoor Championships 3000m - 1st place
  • 2008 Olympic Trials 5,000m - 2nd place
  • 2007 IAAF World Championships 5000m - 4th place, 13:46.78
  • 2007 US Outdoor Championships 5000m - 2nd place, 13:31.31
  • 2007 Pre Classic Grand Prix 2mile - 3rd place 8:07.07, American Record
  • 2007 USA Indoor Championships 3,000m - 7:46.08
  • 2006 IAAF World Cup 5,000m - 3rd place 13:36.83
  • 2006 USA Outdoor Championships 5,000m - 2nd place, 13:15.00
  • 2001 World Junior Cross Country championships - 5th place
  • 2001 USA Junior Cross Country Championships - 1st place

Recent Races

  • 4th / 28:25 - Peachtree 10k, 2013
  • 4th / 1:14:43 - US 25k Championships, 2013
  • 7th, 10.000m / 29:21.93 - US Championships, 2013

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American Record Holder, Two-Miles.

Married my wife Michelle in October of 2006. We have two Yorkshire Terriers named Bosch and Bailey. Grew up in Lee’s Summit, MO. Parents are Craig and Leigh; siblings are Marc and Marlee.