Participants

Eilidh DOYLE

Eilidh DOYLE
    Athletics
Birth Date:  20 Feb 1987
Place of Birth:  PERTH
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  31
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  171
Weight (Kg):  59

Events and Medals


Eilidh DOYLE - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Tue, 10 Apr 11:50
Women's 400m Hurdles Round 1 - Heat 1
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 19:30
Gold Medal Event Women's 400m Hurdles Final
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 16:38
Gold Medal Event Women's 4 x 400m Relay Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 400m Hurdles 2 55.02
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 400m Hurdles 2 55.62

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 400m Relay 3 3:25.88
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 400m Hurdles 8 54.61
2012 London, GBR Women's 4 x 400m Relay 4 3:24.76
2012 London, GBR Women's 400m Hurdles 7s3 56.03

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Women's 400m Hurdles 8 55.71
2017 London, GBR Women's 4 x 400m Relay 2 3:25.00
2015 Beijing, CHN Women's 400m Hurdles 6 54.78
2015 Beijing, CHN Women's 4 x 400m Relay 3 3:23.62
2013 Moscow, RUS Women's 400m Hurdles 5 54.86
2013 Moscow, RUS Women's 4 x 400m Relay 2 3:22.61
2011 Daegu, KOR Women's 400m Hurdles 6s1 55.89

Previous names: Eilidh Child
Hobbies

Swimming and supporting Hearts Football Club, where she has a season ticket. (thepowerof10.info, Sep 2017)


Occupation: Physical education teacher
Education: Education, physical education at University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Coach

PERSONAL: Brian DOYLE (SCO) (thepowerof10.info, Sept 2017)


Sporting relatives

Mother Jill BAXTER represented Scotland in swimming, sister competed in triple jump and brother has played professional football. (podium.ac.uk, 15 May 2012; Glasgow Herald, 19 Jun 2010)


Other sports

She was U13 Scottish schools butterfly swimming champion. (thepowerof10.info, Sept 2017)


Reason: Took up athletics aged nine when she was encouraged to go to Pitreavie Athletics Club by her sister Iona, who was a promising junior athlete. (scottishathletics.org.uk, 19 Aug 2010, tfis.org.uk, 06 Jun 2009)
Hero: British hurdler Sally GUNNELL (tfis.org.uk, 06 Jun 2009)
Additional information

GLITTERING CAREER
Silver medals in 400m hurdles at Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Also competed at two Olympic Games; fifth in 4x400m relay at London 2012, bronze medal at Rio 2016 in same event. 


RECOGNITION
In 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2014, won Scottish Athlete of the Year award from Scottish Athletics. (scottishathletics.org.uk, 25 Nov 2014)


WEDDING
Married long-time partner and 400m runner Brian DOYLE (SCO) in October 2015 and took a 10-day honeymoon in the Maldives before returning to training for Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (dailyrecord.co.uk, 18 Oct 2015)


SWITCH
In 2017, after seven years of training with Malcolm ARNOLD (GBR), switched coaches to her husband Brian DOYLE (GBR) (thepowerof10.info, Sept 2017)


LEADERSHIP ROLE
Great Britain captain for London 2017 World Championships. (scotsman.com, 13 Aug 2017)


HONOUR
Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (GC2018, 3 Apr 2018)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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