Sheila Reid (athlete)

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Sheila Reid
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Sheila Reid winning the 1500 m at the 2011 NCAA Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championship
Personal information
Nationality Canadian
Born (1989-08-02) 2 August 1989 (age 24)
Toronto, Ontario
Height 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m)
Weight 115 pounds (52 kg)
Sport
Event(s) 1500 m, 5000 m, Cross country
College team Villanova Wildcats
Turned pro 2012
Coached by Marcus O'Sullivan
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 2012

Sheila Reid (born August 2, 1989) is a Canadian track and field athlete who competes in Cross country, middle and long-distance running events.[1] She competes at Villanova University. Reid won the 2010 and 2011 NCAA Women's Cross Country Championship, and in June 2011 became the first woman to win the 5000 m and the 1500 m at the NCAA Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championship.[2][3]

In July 2012, Reid was named to the 2012 Canadian Summer Olympic Team. She competed in the 5000 m race,[4] in which she placed 28th in the qualification heats.

PERSONAL BEST - OUTDOOR
1500 Metres 4:02.96 Eugene, OR 01 JUN 2013
3000 Metres 8:44.02 London (OP) 26 JUL 2013
5000 Metres 15:23.64 Walnut, CA 20 APR 2012

PERSONAL BEST - INDOOR
PERFORMANCE WIND PLACE DATE
1000 Metres 2:44.39 New York (Armory), NY 16 JAN 2010
1500 Metres 4:10.80 New York (Armory), NY 16 FEB 2013
One Mile 4:27.02 New York (Armory), NY 16 FEB 2013
3000 Metres 8:56.92 New York (Armory), NY 29 JAN 2011
Two Miles 9:37.97 Boston (Roxbury), MA 02 FEB 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kissane, John. "Sheila Reid is on the Rise". Running Times. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Gambaccini, Peter. "Racing News". RunnersWorld.com. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Canada's Reid Wins Two NCAA Gold". The Canadian Press. TSN.ca. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Villanova's Reid on Canadian Olympic team". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved 13 July 2012.