Lennie WAITE

Lennie WAITE
Birth Date:  04 Feb 1986
Place of Birth:  PAISLEY
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  32
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  172
Weight (Kg):  59

Events and Medals

Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's 3000m Steeplechase 10

Lennie WAITE - Schedule

Time Event Status
Wed, 11 Apr 19:45
Gold Medal Event Women's 3000m Steeplechase Final

Biographical Information

Commonwealth Games
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 3000m Steeplechase 10 9:51.93
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 3000m Steeplechase 6 10:02.12

Olympic Games
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 3000m Steeplechase 17r1h3 10:14.18

World Championships
2017 London, GBR Women's 3000m Steeplechase 10r1h1 9:54.97

Occupation: Sports psychologist (, 23 Mar 2018)
Education: PhD psychology, Rice University, Texas, United States
Languages spoken: English

PERSONAL: Jim BEVAN (, 26 Mar 2018)

Sporting relatives

Father, Barry WAITE, was a member of the US national rugby team in 1976. Sister, Katie WAITE, ran track and cross-country at Rice University in Texas (1998-2003). (, 26 Mar 2018)


Tore her plantar (the ligaments that connect your heel to your toes) in the lead up to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which nearly saw her withdraw from the event. (, 18 Aug 2016)

Reason: "I attended Rice University to play soccer, but once I noted my potential in track, I switched out my soccer cleats for track spikes and dedicated my athletic ambitions to track and field." (, 26 Mar 2018)
Memorable: "Making the Olympic team was a dream come true." (, 26 Mar 2018)
Additional information

Rice University scholar athlete, twice selected for the Capital One Academic All-America program, and a top 10 honouree for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Woman of the Year award in 2009. Also received an NCAA post-graduate scholarship to assist her in her pursuit of a PhD in industrial and organizational psychology at the University of Houston. (, 26 Mar 2018) 

Competed in the steeplechase event at the Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, and at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, but has yet to win an Olympic or Commonwealth Games medal. (, 26 Mar 2018) 

Spent most of her life in Texas and currently lives in Houston. (, 26 Mar 2018) 

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

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