Thomas Gmür
Thomas Gmür
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Haute-Nendaz, Switzerland
High School: Lycee-College des Creusets
Position: Middle Distance/Distance
Major: Political Science
Residential College: Benjamin Franklin

Collegiate Bests:

800m 1:53.65

1,000m 2:27.35

1,500m 3:50.96

Mile 4:11.66

3,000m 8:22.68

5k (xc) 15:37.5

8k (xc) 26:47.0

High School Bests:

800m 1:51.69

1,000m 2:25.39

1,500m 3:48.40

3,000m 8:38.54

2016-2017: Finished fourth on team in first eight-kilometer race of collegiate career at New England Championships… Scored as Elis’ third finisher at CCSU Mini Meet, placing 24th overall...In indoor track, ran at the Yale-Columbia-Dartmouth meet, placing third in the 1,000m and was a member of the winning 4x800m relay...Won the 3,000m at the Giegengack Invitational...Competed in the mile at the indoor Heptagonal Championships...Competed at the IC4A meet in the 1,000m and the 4x800m relay...In outdoor track, competed at Raleigh Relays in the 1,500m...Placed 4th in the 800m at the Harvard-Yale dual meet...Competed in the 1,500m at the Virginia Challenge...Competed in the 1,500m at the outdoor Heptagonal Championships. 

2015-2016: Competed at the CCSU Mini Meet, placing 40th in the 5k... Placed 19th in 1,000-meter run at Valentine Invite… Finished eighth in prelims of mile run at Ivy League Indoor Championships… Followed by running a leg of sixth-placing distance medley relay team at IC4A Indoor Championships… Ran 800-meter personal best with fifth-place finish at Point Loma… Raced in 1,500-meter run at Sam Howell Invite, Virginia Challenge, and Ivy League Outdoor Championships… Ran season best in this event with 24th-place finish at IC4A Championships.

2014-2015: Set 5k cross country personal best at CCSU Mini Meet, where he placed 36th... Won 1,000-meter run at the Yale Season Opener... Set mile personal best at the Terrier Classic... Placed seventh in the 800-meter run at the Harvard/Yale/Princeton Meet... Raced at Virginia Classic and set season best in the 1,500-meter run... Placed third in the 1,500-meter run at the Yale Springtime Invitational...Competed at Outdoor Ivy League Championships in the 1,500-meter run and placed 20th.

Notes: Ranks as one of the top young middle-distance runners in Switzerland…Holds 800-meter, 1,000-meter and 1,500-meter personal records that already rank among Yale's all-time best.