Eamonn Thomas Martin (born 9 October 1958 in Basildon, Essex) is a former elite long distance runner from England. The most recent British male winner of the London Marathon, he ran 2:10:50 to win the 1993 race in a sprint finish against the Mexican athlete Isidro Rico. That race was Martin’s debut marathon. He went on to win the Chicago Marathon in 1995 (2:11:18).
As a junior, Eamonn Martin won a national title at the English Schools Athletics Association Cross-Country Championships in 1973 ahead of runner-up Steve Ovett. He went on to compete at the top level in track, cross country, and road racing. He won the 10,000 metres at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in a time of 28:08.56. He was the National Cross-Country Champion in 1984 and 1992, he won the Belfast International Cross Country race in 1991, and he is the current English Cross-Country team manager. Martin had disappointing races at the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics, finishing thirteenth in the 1984 Olympic 5000-metre final and dropping out of the 1988 Olympic 10,000-metre final (see, for example, "The Big Olympic Book" / Suuri Olympiateos, volumes 4 and 6, published in Finland in 1984 and 1988, respectively).
- All results regarding marathon, unless stated otherwise
|Representing the United Kingdom and England|
|1990||European Championships||Split, Yugoslavia||13th||5000m||13:34.62|
|1993||London Marathon||London, United Kingdom||1st||Marathon||2:10:50|
- "Eamonn Martin remembers his London Marathon win 20 years on - Evening Echo Goad.R p.19 April 2013". Retrieved 26 November 2018.
- Turnbull, Simon (11 April 1999). "London Marathon: The boy racer enters roaring forties". The Independent. Retrieved 19 April 2013.
- "London Marathon Top 10: From Dick Beardsley's deadheat to Paula Radcliffe's pitstop". Metro. 18 April 2013. Retrieved 19 April 2013.
- Eamonn Martin at IAAF
- Eamonn Thomas Martin at the International Olympic Committee
- Eamonn Martin at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
- Senior men’s winners of the English National Cross-country Championships
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