UCSD Track & Field BIO
 Chanan Batra

Ran the 800 meters in 1:59.14 at the San Diego Challenge (3/15) ... Finished the 1,500 meter run in 4:02.38 at the Cal-Nevada Championships (4/5).

A 2013 graduate of Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills ... Ran cross country all four years, competing for the Normans in the Ocean League ... Had personal best of 14:42 during 2012 league finals ... In 2012, team was first in Beverly High history to make it to California State Finals in any sport.

Born Jan. 10, 1995 in Chapel Hill, N.C... Parents are Anshu and Raj Batra ... Has two younger brothers named Keshav and Arjun ... Is an undeclared major at Muir College ... Qualifying for state finals as a senior was his most memorable moment in cross country ... Roots for the L.A. Lakers, Dodgers and the San Diego Chargers ...  Kobe Bryant is his favorite athlete ... Phoenix, Vampire Weekend and Kendrick Lamar can be found playing on his iPod ... Cheeseburgers are his food of choice ... Enjoys reading, eating and listening to music in his spare time.

Position: Distance
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Beverly Hills, CA
High School: Beverly Hills HS
College: Muir
Major: Humanities/Arts
Experience: High School
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