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Medal record

Avard Moncur
Men’s Athletics
Competitor for  Bahamas
Olympic Games
Silver 2008 Beijing 4x400 m relay
World Championships
Gold 2001 Edmonton 400 m
Gold 2001 Edmonton 4x400 m relay[1]
Silver 2005 Helsinki 4x400 m relay
Silver 2007 Osaka 4x400 m relay
Bronze 2003 Paris 4x400 m relay
Pan American Games
Gold 2007 Rio de Janeiro 4x400 m relay

Avard Moncur (born November 2, 1978) is a Bahamian athlete competing in the 400 metres. He was born in Nassau.

Moncur's most successful year came in 2001 when he won the gold medal in the 400m and the 4x400m relay at the 2001 World Championships.[1] Moncur has only managed to make one more appearance in the individual final of a major championship, at the 2007 World Championships where he finished 8th.

More success, however, has come has part of the Bahamas relay team. At the 2005 World Championships he (together with Nathaniel McKinney, Andrae Williams and Chris Brown) won a silver medal in 4 x 400 metres relay.

At the 2007 World Championships, Moncur (together with Williams, Brown and Michael Mathieu) won silver in the 4 x 400m relay for the third time in 2.59.18s.[2]

Moncur's personal best time and national record[3] in the 400m is 44.45 seconds, achieved in July 2001 in Madrid. However, Chris Brown tied Moncur's national record at the 2007 World Championships[4].

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  1. ^ a b The Bahamas 4x400 team won originally the silver medal, but the USA 4x400 team, which originally finished first in 4x400 m relay, was disqualified in 2008 due to Antonio Pettigrew confession of using human growth hormone and EPO between 1997 and 2003.
  2. ^ http://au.sports.yahoo.com/070902/3/1dor8.html
  3. ^ Commonwealth All-Time Lists (Men)
  4. ^ iaaf.org - Osaka 2007 - News

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