Charles Grethen
Charles  Grethen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tuntange, Luxembourg

High School:
Lycée Robert Schuman

Last College:
Texas State University

Height:
5-11

Event:
Middle Distance

08/22/2016

Welcome Home UGA's Olympians on Aug. 31

Welcome Home UGA's Olympians on Aug. 31

08/03/2016

Georgia Boasts 32 At Olympics, Paralympics

Georgia Boasts 32 At Olympics, Paralympics

04/25/2016

Georgia Holds Annual Awards Banquet

Georgia Holds Annual Awards Banquet

06/19/2015

298 UGA Student-Athletes Named to J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Honor Roll

298 UGA Student-Athletes Named to J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Honor Roll

06/11/2015

Bulldogs Thrive In Day One Multis At NCAA Track & Field Championships

Bulldogs Thrive In Day One Multis At NCAA Track & Field Championships

2015: Indoor - Clocked a personal-best time of 1:48.96 for fourth in the 800 at the McCravy Memorial…Wrapped up the Husky Classic by taking eighth in the 800 with a time of 1:49.11…Finished one spot out of qualifying for the finals after running a 1:50.56 in the 800 prelims at the SEC Championships…Ran a leg on the seventh-place distance medley relay at SECs with a time of 9:48.48.

2014: Outdoor - Earned runner-up honors at the Yellow Jacket Invite after completing the 1500-meter run in 3:52.30 for second...Cranked up his outdoor season by taking third in the 800 at the Florida Relays with a time of 1:47.22...Also part of distance medley relay team that earned runner-up honors in Florida with a 9:51.83...Clocked his second consecutive 1:47 to take sixth in the 800 (1:47.67) at the Mt. SAC Relays...Helped give the Bulldogs' their third straight sprint medley relay win at Drake with a 3:18.22...Took ninth in the finals of the 800 at the SEC Championships while battling an illness...Was 19th (1:49.99) in the 800 semis at the NCAA East Prelims to complete his season.

2014: Indoor - Ran a leg on the second-place distance medley relay team (9:55.17) at the Vanderbilt Invite...Won the 800 at the VT Elite Meet thanks to a 1:49.69...Managed a fourth-place finish after running a 1:49.01 at the Husky Classic...Finished third in the 800 finals at the SEC Championships after running a 1:49.86...Also was a leg on the distance medley relay team that set a school record with a 9:47.53 for sixth place at SECs.

2013: Outdoor- Took 19th in the 800-meter run prelims at the NCAA Championships with a time of 1:51.91 for Honorable Mention All-America honors...Qualified automatically for the NCAA Championships after taking second in his heat (sixth overall) in the 800 semifinals at the NCAA Prelims with a 1:51.72...Took third in the 800 finals at the SEC Championships after crossing the finish line in 1:48.05...Part of winning sprint medley relay team at the Drake Relays that clocked a 3:17.72...Was 32nd in the 1500 (3:49.65) at the Mt. SAC Relays...Clocked a career-best time of 1:47.56 for fifth place in the 800 Olympic Dev. Elite race at the Mt. SAC Relays...Earned runner-up honors in the 800 at the Florida Relays with a time of 1:47.95...Ran a leg on the winning distance medley team after they registered a 9:57.66 at the Florida Relays...Part of winning sprint medley team at the Georgia Relays with a time of 3:24.66...Also won the 1500 at the Georgia Relays after finishing his laps in 3:55.75.

2013: Indoor- Cruised to his first victory as a Bulldog in the 800-meter run after completing his laps in 1:50.59 at the Akron Invite...Won the 800 at the VT Elite Meet after clocking a 1:51.42...After coming in with the 10th-best time, he managed a runner-up finish in the 800 finals with a personal-best time of 1:49.13 at the SEC Championships...Completed his indoor season by finishing eighth in the 800 (1:49.19) at the Alex Wilson Invite.

High School: Won Luxembourgish championships in both the indoor and outdoor 800-meter runs...Named the 2010 Luxembourgish Male Athlete of the Year...Has a personal-best outdoor 800 time of 1:49.03 after clocking a career-best 1:50.14 indoors, which broke the Texas State school record...Captured the 2012 Southland Conference (SLC) Outdoor Championships in the 800 with a time of 1:50.49...Finished second in the 800 at the 2012 SLC Indoor Championships to also earn all-conference honors.

Personal: Born June 2, 1992...Son of Romain Grethen and Michele Grethen...Majoring in Finance.

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