Birthdate : 5 August 1988
Birthplace : Canada
Hometown : Eganville, Ontario, Canada
Language : English
Provincial affiliation : Athletics Ontario
Club : Ottawa Lions T.f.c.
Coach : Dennis Fairall
Event specialization : 800m
Professional affiliation : Nike
Melisa Bishop is the Canadian record holder in the 800-metres. In 2012, Bishop competed for Canada at the London Summer Olympics in the 800-metres. She won gold in the 800-metres at the 2015 Pan Am Games. Bishop’s successful 2015 continued at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China. In the semifinal, Bishop broke the Canadian 800-metre record with a time of 1:57.52. The following day she won the silver medal in the final. In 2016, Bishop established a new Canadian indoor record in the 800-metres running 2:00.19 at the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix.
Bishop is a graduate of the University of Windsor and was the third Canadian woman to achieve a time under 2:00 minutes in the 800m.
|600 Metres||Indoor||1:27.95||Millrose Games||New York||2013-02-16|
|800 Metres||Indoor||2:00.19||Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix||Glasgow||2016-02-20|
|1000 Metres||Indoor||2:39.77||New Balance Indoor Grand Prix||Boston||2014-02-08|
|1500 Metres||Indoor||4:17.91||Can Am Track Classic||Windsor||2016-01-09|
|Mile||Indoor||4:49.83||Mike Lints Alumni Open||Allendale||2013-01-18|
|Shot Put||Indoor||6.94m||Blue & Gold||Windsor||2010-12-04|
|400 Metres||Outdoor||56.00||American Milers Series||Indianapolis||2011-06-15|
|800 Metres||Outdoor||1:57.01||Diamond League - Monaco - Herculis||Monaco||2017-07-21|
|1500 Metres||Outdoor||4:09.58||Windsor Open||Windsor||2016-05-21|