John Gladwin (athlete)

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John Gladwin
Personal information
NationalityEnglish
Born (1963-05-07) 7 May 1963 (age 57)
Sport
SportAthletics
ClubBelgrave Harriers
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 800m: 1:45.14
  • 1000m: 2:17.14
  • 1500m: 3:35.26
  • Mile: 3:51.02

John William Gladwin (born 7 May 1963) [1] is a male English former middle-distance runner and athletics administrator.

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Athletics career

Gladwin won a silver medal representing England in the 1500 metres at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland. [2] [3] [4] He also won the 800 metres (1987) and 1500 metres (1983) titles at the UK Championships and the 1500 metres at the 1986 AAAs Championships. [5] [6]

His track mile time of 3:51.02 is the 9th fastest of all time by a British athlete. [7]

In 2019 Gladwin was elected president of Belgrave Harriers, [8] the club he competed for as an athlete. He still holds Belgrave club records in the 800m, 1,000m, 1500m and the mile. [9]

International competitions

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing Flag of England.svg  England
1986 Commonwealth Games Edinburgh, United Kingdom2nd1500m3:52.17
Representing Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, Germany5th1500m3:42.57

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References

  1. "John Gladwin". IAAF site. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
  2. "1986 Athletes". Team England.
  3. "England team in 1986". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  4. "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  5. "UK Championships". GBR Athletics. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
  6. "AAAs Championships (Men)". GBR Athletics. Retrieved 3 April 2017.
  7. "Ranking List". www.thepowerof10.info. Retrieved 2020-07-24.
  8. "News from the 2019 AGM: John Gladwin is Belgrave club president". Belgrave Harriers. Retrieved 2020-07-24.
  9. "Club records". Belgrave Harriers. Retrieved 2020-07-24.