Lisa Kehler

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Lisa Kehler
née Langford
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Born (1967-03-15) 15 March 1967 (age 53)
Club Wolverhampton & Bilston Athletics Club

Lisa Martine Kehler (née Langford; born 15 March 1967) is a female retired race walker from England.


Athletics career

Born in Wednesfield, Staffordshire, she competes for the Wolverhampton & Bilston Athletics Club. Kehler competed for Great Britain at the Olympic Games in 1992 and 2000.

She competed in five Commonwealth Games; she represented England and won a bronze medal in the 10 km event, at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland, New Zealand. [1] [2] Four years later she represented England again in the 10 km event, at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. [3] [4] The third Games appearance was when she represented England in the 10 km event and she won a bronze medal, at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. [5] [6] A fourth medal (silver) came at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester and a fifth and final appearance ensued in 2010. [7]

International competitions

Representing Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain and Flag of England.svg  England
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 14th10 km 49.21
1987 World Race Walking Cup New York City, United States 11th10 km 45:42
World Championships Rome, Italy 13th10 km 46:23
1988 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 12th3000 m 13:32.30
1989 World Race Walking Cup L'Hospitalet, Spain 15th10 km 46:02
Universiade Duisburg, West Germany 10th5 km 22:10
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 3rd10 km 47:23
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 10th10 km 46.33
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 35th10 km 51:44
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 10 km DQ
Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 6th10 km 46:01
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 35th10 km 46:06
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 18th10 km 45:42
Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 3rd10 km 45:03
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 33rd20 km 1:37:47
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 2nd20 km 1:36:45
World Race Walking Cup Torino, Italy 20 km DQ
2010 Commonwealth Games Delhi, India4th20 km1:40.33
2011 European Race Walking Cup Olhão, Portugal 44th20 km 1:47:58

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