|Born||23 December 1972|
Shipley, United Kingdom
|Height||1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||82 kg (181 lb)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|Club||Belgrave Harriers, Corby AC|
Reilly won medals at the 1992 IAAF World Cup in Cuba and bronze at the 1995 Summer Universiade. 5 times English Schools Champion, former world record holder for 15 year olds (2.12 m), five times British Senior Champion, European and World Schools Champion. Broke the British junior record at 17 with 2m 27cm in May 1990. First British teenager to jump over 2.30 m and a personal best of 2.32 m.
He represented England in the high jump event, at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Four years later he represented England in the high jump again, at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
His personal bests in the event are 2.31 metres outdoors (1992) and 2.32 metres indoors (2000).
- Sports-Reference profile
- Brendan Reilly at World Athletics
- "1994 Athletes". Team England.
- "England team in 1994". Commonwealth Games Federation.
- "1998 Athletes". Team England.
- "England team in 1998". Commonwealth Games Federation.
- "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
- "Brendan Reilly: High Jump / Drawing /Writer". Retrieved 10 August 2016.