Ian McCombie

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Ian McCombie
Personal information
NationalityBritish
Born(1961-01-11)11 January 1961
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
ClubCambridge Harriers, Bexleyheath

Ian Peter McCombie (born 11 January 1961) is a male British racewalker and lawyer for Northern law firm Ward Hadaway.

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Athletics career

McCombie competed in the men's 20 kilometres walk at the 1984 Summer Olympics and 1988 Summer Olympics. [1]

He represented England and won a bronze medal in the 30km walk event, at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland. [2] [3] Four years later he represented England and won another bronze medal, at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland, New Zealand. [4] [5] [6]

Captain of British Walking Team, he competed in the World Walking Championships of 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989 and 1991. McCombie also competed in three World Athletics Championships, 1983 (Helsinki) , 1987 (Rome) and 1991 (Tokyo), and finishing 9th in 1987. He also won 27 British and English National Titles, including an unbeaten nine successive 10 mile Championships 1982 to 1991, multiple national record holder.

Personal life

Later was President of Leeds Law Society 2005/6 and also President Cambridge Harriers 1999/2000.

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References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Ian McCombie Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  2. "1986 Athletes". Team England.
  3. "England team in 1986". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  4. "1990 Athletes". Team England.
  5. "England team in 1990". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  6. "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.