National team

Our Team

Back

Melissa Bishop

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.

Accomplishments
  • 2015 World Championships Silver
  • 2015 Pan American Games Gold
  • Canadian record-holder 
 
Event 
Season 
Mark 
Meet 
Location 
Date 
600 MetreIndoor1:27.95Millrose GamesNew York2013-02-16
800 MetreIndoor2:00.19Glasgow Indoor Grand PrixGlasgow2016-02-20
1000 MetreIndoor2:39.77New Balance Indoor Grand PrixBoston2014-02-08
1500 MetreIndoor4:17.91Can Am Track ClassicWindsor2016-01-09
MileIndoor4:49.83Mike Lints Alumni OpenAllendale2013-01-18
Shot PutIndoor6.94mBlue & GoldWindsor2010-12-04
400 MetreOutdoor56.00American Milers SeriesIndianapolis2011-06-15
800 MetreOutdoor1:57.01Diamond League - Monaco - HerculisMonaco2017-07-21
1500 MetreOutdoor4:09.58Windsor OpenWindsor2016-05-21

Last Tweet

@AthleticsCanada
More Tweets

AC on Instagram

  • Showing the fans some ❤️ with a little shake...and bake. @trevhofbauer wins the 🇨🇦 marathon title in his debut. #STWM
  • Your 2017 🇨🇦 marathon champs: @leslie.sexton & @trevhofbauer 🏆🥇
  • An inspiration to us all. A wall has been set up at the #STWM Expo for people to write memories and honour Ed Whitlock. #RememberingEd
  • Miss yesterday's big announcement? Check out www.athletics.ca for all the info about 2018 NACAC Champs/Track in Field in the 6ix #TF6ix (📸: @cdnpress/Nathan Denette)
  • #STWM Expo = Shop.Athletics.ca pop-up shop
Swing by our booth for GREAT deals on #ACTF running shoes, singlets and #TeamCanada gear.
  • @de6rasse speaking to the media about big time track and field returning to Toronto next summer. #TF6ix
  • Track and field stars from 31 countries descend on Toronto Aug. 10-12. Track & Field in the 6ix. #TF6ix
  • Who are you picking for the win at Sunday's 🇨🇦 Marathon Championships in Toronto? #STWM
  • Watch the 🇨🇦 Marathon Champs live on AthleticsCanada.tv this Sunday at 8:45AM Eastern. #STWM
  • Yesterday it was @justyn.knight and today it's @rory_linkletter taking the W. Back ✌🏽Back for 🇨🇦.
  • That's how @justyn.knight rolls...
  • #ACTBT to 1998 where Joël Bourgeois was 41st in the IAAF World Cross Country 4000-metre race in Morocco. 📸: George Aitken #tbt #throwbackthursday #runnerspace #instarunner #crosscountry #xc #athletics #canada
  • The 2017 Canadian Cross Country Championships return to Kingston, Ont., on Saturday, Nov. 25. Be fearless from start to finish by securing your spot on the start line today. www.athletics.ca #ACXC2017

Cette rencontre est de retour à Kingston en Ontario, le samedi 25 novembre. Joignez-vous à ce groupe de coureurs et assurez votre place dans cette course dès aujourd’hui. www.athletics.ca #ACXC2017
  • Gobble up the savings at Shop.Athletics.ca with 25% off storewide now through Oct. 12 (excluding clearance) #Thanksgiving #Thanks 
Discount code: THANKS

Les prix tombent comme les feuilles sur Shop.Athletics.ca avec 25% de réduction sur tous les articles jusqu’au 12 oct. (excluant la liquidation) #Actiondegrace #Merci #Thanks 
Code de réduction : THANKS
  • #ACTBT to 20 years ago. After winning gold at the Atlanta Olympics, the quartet of Donovan Bailey, Glenroy Gilbert, Bruny Surin and Robert Esmie won their 3rd consecutive global 4x100m relay title. #tbt #throwbackthursday #runnerspace #instarunner #trackandfield #athletics #canada
More moments

Visit our E-store

Follow us!