Track & Field

Clement Abai


Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

High School:
Port Moresby National


Middle Distance


Clement Abai

2002 Outdoor: Posted a school record in the 800 with a time of 1:48.29 at the LSU Invitational (4/20). Finished 13th in the 800 at the NCAA Championship in Baton Rouge (5/29) with a time of 1:48.83.

2002 Indoor: Matched the Tulane school record in the 800 with a time of 1:51.61 at the Gator Invitational (2/10). That time narrowly missed an NCAA Provisional time.

2001 Outdoor: The C-USA Champion in the 800-meter run. Also finished first in the 800 at two other meets. Posted a top 800 time of 1:48.91 at Georgia Tech (5/19), an NCAA Provisional qualifying time. Recorded Tulane?s top 400 time of the year as well with a 47.71 at the USM Invitational (4/21).

2001 Indoor: Tulane?s top runner in the 800-meter dash. Earned a fifth-place finish at the C-USA Championships in Houston.

2000 Outdoor: Also led the Wave in the 800 outdoors with a best time of 1:51.40 at the U.S. Collegiate Series Meet (4/15). Also ran the 400, recording a personal-best of 48.19 seconds at Mississippi State (4/22).

2000 Indoor: Posted a personal best 800 time of 1:54.36 at the Conference USA Championships (2/27), where he finished second.

Prep: Was the top-ranked 400-meter runner at Port Moresby National. Ran in the district and national Under-18 Championships. Also represented his country in the Oceana Under-18 Championships.

Personal: Born April 14, 1979. Son of Abai Gibere and Regina Abai. Major is currently undecided.


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