|Born||January 3, 1945|
Ogden, Utah, United States
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||70 kg (154 lb)|
|Club||Oregon Track Club, Eugene|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||800 m – 1:45.0 (1967)|
Mile – 3:59.8 (1966).
Charles Wade Bell (born January 3, 1945) is a former middle distance runner from the United States, who competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. He is best known for winning the gold medal in the men's 800 m event at the 1967 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Wade Bell ran collegiately for the University of Oregon and professionally for Oregon Track Club. In 1968, Bell was a member of Oregon TC's 4x800 meter relay team, which broke the world record in the event at the time, although it was not ratified by the IAAF. Bell was the 17th American man to break 4 minutes in the mile, doing so in 1966.
Wade Bell remained actively involved in Track and Field. In 1970, Bell began his service as a course clerk at Oregon's Hayward field. Throughout the 1970s, Bell served as president of the Oregon Track Club and directed the Prefontaine classic.