LANCASHIRE Tom < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA England   
Gender Men
Born 02 Jul 1985 in Manchester, ENG
Height1.81 m
Weight 64 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Bolton, ENG
Occupation Student
Languages Spanish
Higher education Exercise Science - Florida State University: Tallahassee, FL, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started the sport at the age of 11 at Bolton Harriers Athletics Club.
Why this sport? He had done well in the town cross country championships and coach Jack Caldwell from the local club asked him to start training with him. Up to that point he had not done any serious running training.
Club / Team Bolton United Harriers: Bolton, ENG
Name of coach Norman Poole
Coach from which country? England
International Debut
Year 2003
Competing for England
Location Loughborough
General Interest
Hobbies Playing guitar, supporting English football club Manchester United. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning the home countries international 1500m in the inter boys age group on his debut representing England. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Most influential person in career His first coach Jack Caldwell. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Hero / Idol Moroccan runner Hicham El Guerrouj. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Injuries He suffered an abductor tear in his groin in 2009. (uka.org.uk, 07 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Never leave the track feeling disappointed that you could have done more." (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Other sports Snowboarding. (thepowerof10.info, 01 Sep 2010)