Lynne MacDougall

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Lynne MacDougall
Personal information
NationalityBritish
Born (1965-02-18) 18 February 1965 (age 55)
Sport
SportMiddle and long-distance running
Event(s)1500 metres

Lynne MacDougall (born 18 February 1965) is a Scottish middle-distance and long-distance runner. She represented Great Britain at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, finishing 11th in the 1500 metres final. [1] Representing Scotland and competing as Lynne MacIntyre, she finished fifth in the 1500m final at the 1990 Commonwealth Games.

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Career

Born Lynne MacDougall in Glasgow, Scotland, she finished fourth in the 1500 metres at the 1983 European Junior Championships. In 1984, she won the AAA Indoor Championship 1500m title and finished second behind Zola Budd in the 1500m at the 1984 UK Championships. She went on to finish 11th in the 1500m final at that years Los Angeles Olympics. She then finished eighth in the 1500m final at the 1986 Commonwealth Games.

Competing under her then married name of MacIntyre, she finished second in the 1500m finals at the 1988 and 1989 AAA Indoor Championships, and won the 1500m title at the 1989 UK Championships. She finished fifth in the 1500m final at the 1990 Commonwealth Games.

Later in her career, once again competing as Lynne MacDougall, she moved up to longer distances and ran 2:37:20 to finish 16th at the 2001 London Marathon. She improved her marathon best to 2:36:29 when finishing second at the 2002 Seville Marathon.

International competitions

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
1983 European Junior Championships Schwechat, Austria4th1500 m4:15.39
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States11th1500 m 4:10.58
Representing Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
1986 Commonwealth Games Edinburgh, United Kingdom8th1500 m 4:17.25
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand5th1500 m 4:09.75

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References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Lynne MacDougall Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 1 November 2017.