|Search for Dathan Ritzenhein|
Date of Birth: Dec. 30, 1982
Hometown: Rockford, Mich.
Current Residence: Boulder, Colo.
Sport: Track and field
Event: Men's 10,000 meters
Coach: Mark Wetmore
Previous Olympics: None
World Championships: 2002 - 24th in cross country
National Championships: 2002 - 5th in cross country; 2001 - 11th in 5,000; 2000 - 2nd in cross country.
2004 Qualifying: 22nd at U.S. trials, but could run in Athens if other U.S. 10,000 runners don't make the Olympic "A" standard.
Other career highlights: 2003 - NCAA cross country champion; 2000 - 3rd in world junior cross country championships; won two high school cross country titles; has battled stress fractures in recent years, including at this year's U.S. trials.
|Results: Dathan Ritzenhein|
|9||Men's Marathon||2h11:59||Beijing 2008|
|23||Men's 10000m||DNF||Athens 2004|