Participants

Heather LEWIS

Heather LEWIS
    Athletics
Birth Date:  25 Oct 1993
Place of Birth:  HAVERFORDWEST
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  24
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  164
Weight (Kg):  60

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's 20km Race Walk 7

Heather LEWIS - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 9:15
Gold Medal Event Women's 20km Race Walk Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Coach

PERSONAL: Chris JONES, Pete FREEMAN (dai-sport.com, 26 Feb, 2018)


Reason: Began race walking in mid-teens. Previously a handy cross-country and long distance runner, she volunteered to enter the walk in the Gerald Codd Memorial meeting at Sir Thomas Picton School in Pembrokeshire as a means of collecting a bonus point for taking part. (pembrokeshiresport.co.uk, 17 Mar 2018)
Additional information

HISTORY
First Welsh athlete to compete at the European Cup of Race Walking. Finished 22nd in the 2011 event staged in Olhao, Portugal. (walesonline.co.uk, 23 May 2011)


GP WINNER
Set a Welsh women's 20km race walking record of 1:39.58, winning the 2014 British Grand Prix of Race Walking. (athletics-weekly.com, 9 Jun 2014)


DISQUALIFICATION
Crossed the finish line second in the 5000m race walk at the 2018 British Indoor Championships, only to be shown a red card after the race. (dai-sports.com, 26 Feb 2018)


COACHING SWITCH
In winter of 2017, began working with Welsh endurance coach Chris JONES and local Pembrokeshire Harrier coach Pete FREEMAN. "I have had the biggest volume of training this winter. I’ve been hitting key sessions and am really looking forward to racing 20km (in Gold Coast). (dai-sports.com, 26 Feb 2018)


TEAMWORK
Training partner with fellow Welsh women's 20km race walk representative, Bethan DAVIES. (pembrokeshiresport.co.uk, 17 Mar 2018)



Legend

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

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