Mike Durkin
Personal information
Born (1953-04-14) April 14, 1953 (age 70)
CountryUnited States
SportTrack and Field
Event1500 metres
College teamIllinois
ClubSanta Monica Track Club

Mike Durkin (born April 14, 1953) is an American middle-distance runner. He competed in the men's 1500 metres at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[1] He finished 3rd at the 1980 Olympic Trials to qualify for the Olympic team, but was not able to compete due to the 1980 Summer Olympics boycott[2]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Mike Durkin Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved November 1, 2017.
  2. ^ "Disappointment of the 1980 Olympics Still Vivid for Three Illini". University of Illinois Athletics. Retrieved October 10, 2021.