Participants

Andrew DAVIES

Andrew DAVIES
    Athletics
Birth Date:  30 Oct 1979
Place of Birth:  WELSHPOOL
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  38
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  179
Weight (Kg):  69

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's Marathon 11

Andrew DAVIES - Schedule


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

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Marathon 17 2:18:59

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Men's Marathon 31 2:17:59

Nickname: Diver (Athlete, Sep 2017)
Hobbies

Travelling, music and football (Athlete, Sep 2017)


Occupation: College lecturer (Athlete, Sep 2017)
Education: Sport and leisure at Manchester Metropolitan University, Crewe, England
Languages spoken: English and Cymraeg
Coach

PERSONAL: Steve VERNON (ENG) (Athlete, Sep 2017)


Sporting relatives

Sister Jacqui LOXAM (nee DAVIES) played hockey for Wales. (Athlete, Sep 2017)


Other sports

Played football for Caersws in Welsh Premiership for 10 years. (Athlete, Sep 2017)


Reason: Always been running/playing football. Took up marathon running while on holiday in New Zealand in 2006. "Just love the buzz." (Athlete, Sep 2017)
Ambition: Top eight at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Break British Masters 40-year marathon record of 2:15.15. (Athlete, Sep 2017)
Memorable: Finishing 17th at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games - and the Opening Ceremony in the stadium was amazing. Finishing London Marathon in 2:15.11 to get an A standard for Commonwealth Games. Playing European football with Caersws in Bulgaria (Intertoto Cup). (Athlete, Sep 2017)
Hero: Former English footballer Robbie FOWLER and former Olympic champion athlete Haile GEBRSELASSIE (ETH) (Athlete, Sep 2017)
Influence: “My parents have taken me thousands of miles to sporting events with football and running.? (Athlete, Sep 2017)
Additional information

COMMONWEALTH GAMES
Made national team debut in marathon at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, finishing 17th. (tilastopaja.eu, Sept 2017)


TRAINING PARTNER
Does most of his training in hills of mid-Wales. Believes fell running has given him strength and mental toughness. Often seen with his terrier dog Scrappy. "She loves coming out with me. She goes five miles maximum, that's about her limit. She's a good training partner mostly - although she does like chasing sheep." (bbc.com, 1 Aug 2017)


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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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