FRANCIS Eden < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA England   
Gender Women
Born 19 Oct 1988 in Leicester, ENG
Height1.79 m
Weight 90 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Leicester, ENG
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? She wanted to emulate older athletes who she used to watch train.
Club / Team Birchfield Harriers: Birmingham, ENG
Name of coach Glenys Morton [mother]
Coach from which country? England
International Debut
Year 2006
Competing for England
Tournament International Tournament
Location Loughborough
General Interest
Most influential person in career Her mother and coach Glenys Morton. (birchfieldharriers.net, 31 Dec 2009)
Hero / Idol Martin Luther King. (birchfieldharriers.net, 31 Dec 2009)
Awards and honours She became the first British athlete to win the European U23 discus title in 2009. (thisisleicestershire.co.uk, 21 Jul 2009)
Other sports She is also a highly proficient shot putter. (birchfieldharriers.net, 31 Dec 2009)
Famous relatives Her mother was also a discus-thrower. (birchfieldharriers.net, 31 Dec 2009)
Ambitions To compete at the 2012 Olympics in London. (birchfieldharriers.net, 31 Dec 2009)
Other information MODEL
As a former child model, she appeared in a Safeway TV advertisement. (birchfieldharriers.net, 31 Dec 2009)