Participants

Callum HAWKINS

Callum HAWKINS
    Athletics
Birth Date:  22 Jun 1992
Place of Birth:  PAISLEY
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  25
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  180
Weight (Kg):  61

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's Marathon DNF

Callum HAWKINS - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 15 Apr 8:15
Gold Medal Event Men's Marathon Final
Finished

Legend

DNF: Did not finish

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 10,000m 20 29:12.52

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's Marathon 9 2:11:52

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Men's Marathon 4 2:10:17

Education: Mechanical engineering at University of the West of Scotland (telegraph.co.uk, 22 Apr 2017)
Coach

PERSONAL: Robert HAWKINS (father) (SCO) (powerof10.info, Sep 2017)


Sporting relatives

He and brother Derek HAWKINS (GBR) both ran the marathon at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (tilastopaja.eu, Sep 2017)


Injuries

Two surgeries on left knee to repair cartilage damage prior to winning 10km race at Great Scottish Run in 2013. (heraldscotland.com, 03 Dec 2013)


Reason: Encouraged to take up distance running by father Robert HAWKINS, who was an elite runner. (heraldscotland.com, 03 Dec 2015)
Ambition: After placing fourth at world championships, aiming for a medal at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. (bbc.com, 6 Aug 2017) "I would rather win a medal at a championship race than run a quick time. My dad has always instilled that medals mean more than times." (flotrack.org, 23 Jun 2017)
Additional information

BROTHERS TOGETHER
Callum and older brother Derek live and train together. Both ran the marathon at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Derek ninth in Glasgow, Callum 20th. However, Callum was ninth in Rio and fourth at London 2017 World Championships. Derek raced only occasionally in 2017. (telegraph.co.uk, 22 Apr 2016; tilastopaja.eu, Sep 2017)


RECORD EQUALLED
Fourth place at London 2017 World Championships marathon equalled the best performance by a British athlete in this event. (bbc.com, 6 Aug 2017)


MENTOR
Coached by his dad Robert since he was nine. Also received help from legendary British long-distance runner Steve JONES, training at altitude in Colorado. (flotrack.org, 23 Jun 2017)


Social Media

Legend

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

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