John Mayock

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John Mayock
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Great Britain
European Indoor Championships
Gold 1998 Valencia 3000 m
Silver 1992 Genoa 3000 m
Silver 2005 Madrid 3000 m
Bronze 2000 Ghent 3000 m
Bronze 2002 Vienna 3000 m
Representing  England
Commonwealth Games
Silver 1998 Kuala Lumpur 1500 m
Bronze 1994 Victoria 1500 m

John Paul Mayock (born 26 October 1970) is an English middle distance runner. He has competed at three Olympic Games, at the 1996 games in Atlanta and the 2000 games in Sydney in the 1500 m and at the 2004 games in Athens in the 5000 m. He has also competed at three Commonwealth Games, in 1994 in Victoria and 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, where he won bronze and silver medals in the 1500 m. He placed fourth in the 5,000, at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester. He currently holds British indoor records for the 2000 m (4:57.09) and 2 miles (8:17.06). His previous record in the 3000 m (7:41.09) was broken by Mo Farah in 2009. Mayock represented Great Britain 58 times during his career.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Great Britain and  England
1989 European Junior Championships Varaždin, Yugoslavia 2nd 5000 m 14:11.05
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 2nd 3000 m 7:48.47
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 5th 3000 m 7:54.41
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 3rd 1500 m 3:37.22
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 5th 3000 m 7:51.86
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 18th (sf) 1500 m 3:40.20
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 11th 1500 m 3:40.18
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 6th 3000 m 7:44.31
World Championships Athens, Greece 9th 1500 m 3:38.67
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 1st 3000 m 7:55.09
Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2nd 1500 m 3:40.46
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 6th (h) 1500 m 3:37.29
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 3rd 3000 m 7:49.97
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 9th 1500 m 3:39.41
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 4th 3000 m 7:44.08
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 21st (sf) 1500 m 3:42.63
Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 7th Mile 3:58.49
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 3rd 3000 m 7:48.08
Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 4th 5000 m 13:19.43
European Championships Munich, Germany 12th 1500 m 3:48.41
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 8th 3000 m 7:45.32
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 16th (q) 3000 m 7:54.41
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 17th (q) 5000 m 13:26.81
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 2nd 3000 m 7:51.46

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