GARLAND Dale < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Guernsey   
Gender Men
Born 13 Oct 1980
Height1.84 m
Weight 79 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Bath, ENG
Occupation Athlete;Coach
Languages English
Higher education Sport and Recreation Studies - University of Bath: Bath, ENG
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began the sport at age six.
Why this sport? He followed his brother into the sport.
Club / Team Birchfield Harriers: Birmingham, ENG
International Debut
Year 2004
Competing for Great Britain
Location Netherlands
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Becoming British champion in 2007 and winning gold in 4x400m at the 2007 European Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Most influential person in career His coach Darcy Cumming. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Hero / Idol American sprinter Michael Johnson. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Injuries He suffered from a hamstring problem at the end of the 2006 season and the beginning of the 2007 outdoor season. (teambath.com, 27 Aug 2007)

He underwent surgery for a double hernia in 2006. (UK Athletics, 27 Aug 2007)
Awards and honours He is the first athlete from the Channel Islands to be selected to represent Great Britain at a world championships in athletics. (BBC, 31 Jul 2007)
Other sports He has also played football for Guernsey and the University of Bath. (teambath.com, 27 Aug 2007)
Other information VERSATILE ATHLETE
He has also competed in decathlon and finished fifth at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia. (teambath.com, 27 Aug 2007)