Amy Atkinson

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Amy Atkinson
Personal information
Nationality  Guam
Born (1989-08-05) August 5, 1989 (age 25)
Ostfildern, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Updated on 6 May 2013.

Amy Atkinson (born August 5, 1989 in Ostfildern, Baden-Württemberg, Germany) is a sprinter and middle distance runner from Guam. She competed in the 2010 Guam Athletics Championships where she won three gold medals. Atkinson took part in the 2011 Pacific Games, where she broke the record for the Women's 3000m steeplechase event and still holds. Atkinson represented Guam in Istanbul at the Women's 400m event at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships. Atkinson also competed in the Women's 800m event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, but did not advance to the semifinals.[1] She did, however, break the national 800m record with a time of 2:18.53.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Guam
2010 Micronesian Games Koror, Palau 2nd 800 m 2:27.60 min
1st 1500 m 5:09.66 min
2nd 4x400 m relay 4:29.57 min
2011 Oceania Championships (Regional Division West) Apia, Samoa 2nd 800 m 2:25.94 min
2nd 1500 m 5:04.64 min
1st 5000 m 19:53.13 min
2012 Oceania Championships (Regional Division West) Cairns, Australia 3rd 1500 m 4:57.76 min

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amy Atkinson". 2012 Summer Olympics. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 

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