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Craig Masback

Craig Masback (born 31 March 1955)[1] is a retired American middle distance runner who specialized in the 1500 metres. After retiring he became a noted sports official.

A native of White Plains, New York, he graduated from Princeton University in 1977.[2] Masback became US Indoor champion in the mile run in 1980.[3] He won two bronze medals in the 1500 metres at the AAA Championships, in 1978 and 1981,[4] and another bronze medal at the 1985 Pacific Conference Games.[5] He also competed at the 1985 IAAF World Cup.

His personal best times were 3:35.28 minutes in the 1500 metres, achieved in 1982, and 3:52.02 in the mile run, achieved in July 1979 at Bislett stadion in Oslo.[6]

Masback graduated from Yale Law School in 1994 and practiced sports law with Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering. In 1997 he was hired as chief executive officer for USA Track & Field.[2] He resigned in 2008 to become Director of Business Affairs for Nike's Global Sports Marketing Division.[6] Masback joined NBC in 2012 to be an analyst for the middle and long distance events at the London Olympics.[7]

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