Peter Bol (Olympic athlete) Bio, Age, Facts, Parents, Nationality, Net Worth, Siblings, Weight, Height, Wiki, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Team, Title

Peter Bol

Facts About Peter Bol

Celebrated Name Peter Bol
Age 28 Years Old
Nick Name Bol
Birth Name Peter Bol
Birth Date 1994-05-22
Gender Male
Profession Track and Field Athlete
Nationality Australian and Sudanese
Birth Nation Sudan
Place Of Birth Khartoum, Sudan
Horoscope Pisces
College / University St Norbert College
University Curtin University
Marital Status Single
Height 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight 63kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $1 Million-$5 Million
Current Club St Kevins Athletics Club
Team Athletics Australia
Coach Justin Rinaldi
Source of Wealth Athlete Career
Links Facebook Twitter Instagram

Nagmeldin "Peter" Bol is an Australian middle-distance runner. He competed in the men’s 800-meter race at the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio. He placed sixth in his heat and was ranked 41st (of 57 runners) overall. He won the Australian national championship in 2019. He was placed fourth in the 2020 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo in 2021. 

What is Peter Bol famous for?

  • Being an Australian middle-distance runner.
  • For competing in the men’s 800 meters at the 2016 and 2020 Summer Olympics and holds the national record.


Who are Peter Bol's parents?

Nagmeldin "Peter" Bol was born on 22 February 1994. His birthplace is Khartoum, Sudan. His mother is Sudanese, and his father is from the region that is now South Sudan. His family fled the civil war in Sudan when he was four. He arrived in Toowoomba, Queensland at the age of eight. He grew up in Perth and attended St Norbert College, on a basketball scholarship. In 2017, he completed a degree in construction management at Curtin University. As of 2021, he was intending to train as an engineer. He holds Australian and Sudanese nationality. His horoscope sign is Pisces. 

Peter Bol Olympic athlete Career

  • He started his career as a middle-distance runner when a teacher at St Norbert College suggested he try 800 m running after a promising cross-country race at the age of 16. 
  • In 2013, he stormed to victory in the junior men's 800 m at the Australian Athletics Championships in a personal best time of 1:48.90.
  • In December 2015, he moved from Perth to Melbourne to train with Coach Justin Rinaldi, who also coached joint national record holder Alexander Rowe.
  • In 2016, he ran two Olympic qualifying times (1:45.78 and 1:45.41) and was selected on the Australian team for the 2016 Rio Olympics. He achieved his first qualifier in Wiesbaden, Germany (1:45.78) in June and went even quicker than 1:45.41 in July in Ninive, Belgium.
  • In his debut for Australia at the Rio Olympics, he placed sixth in his heat in 1:49.36.
  • In 2017, he traveled to Europe chasing a world championships qualifier, which he achieved with a PB of 1:45.21. 
  • At the 2017 IAAF World Championships, he placed seventh in his 800m heat. 
  • In early 2018, an injury (stress fracture) resulted from him missing the Commonwealth Games selection.
  • 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. 
  • In 2019, he won the national title and was Australia’s sole representative at the world champions in Doha.
  • At the 2020 Summer Olympics, he came first in his semi-final with a personal best time of 1:44:11. He then competed in the final where he came fourth and missed out on a bronze medal by 0.53 of a second. The winner, Emmanuel Korir clocked a slower time of 1:45.06 to win than the time that he had accomplished in his heat.

Peter Bol Australian  Record

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Peter Bol Net Worth

Peter Bol earns from his professional career as a middle-distance runner. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2022, his estimated net worth is around $1 million-$5 million. 

Peter Bol Wife, Girlfriend, and Dating

Looking at his personal life, he is not married. He is focusing on his professional career as a boxer. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

How much does Peter Bol weigh?

Peter Bol stands at a height of 1.78m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 63kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and his hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body.

Did You Know?

  • He started his career as a middle-distance runner when a teacher at St Norbert College suggested he try 800 m running after a promising cross-country race at the age of 16.
  • He won the Australian national championship in 2019.
  • He competed in the men’s metres at the 2016 and 2020 Summer Olympics and holds the national record.