Nathan Kahan
Personal information
Born (1971-02-12) 12 February 1971 (age 51)
Antwerp, Belgium[1]
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Event(s)800 metres
ClubABES, Edegem
Coached byJozef Kahan

Nathan Kahan (born 12 February 1971 in Antwerp) is a Belgian retired middle-distance runner who specialised in the 800 metres.[2] He represented his country at the 2000 Summer Olympics, as well as two World Championships. His best result came early in his career when he narrowly missed the final at the 1993 World Championships in Stattgart.

His personal bests in the event are 1:44.96 outdoors (Nuremberg 1997) and 1:47.93 indoors (Karlsruhe 1998).[3]

Kahan now works as a sport psychologist.[4]

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Belgium
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 10th (sf) 800 m 1:45.75
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 28th (qf) 800 m 1:48.66
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 15th (h) 800 m 1:50.70
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 12th (sf) 800 m 1:48.39
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 26th (h) 800 m 1:47.69


  1. ^ Sports-Reference profile
  2. ^ Nathan Kahan at World Athletics
  3. ^ All-Athletics profile
  4. ^ "Praktijkhuis Perwijs".