Joe Thomas (athlete)

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Joe Thomas
JoeThomas2014.jpg
Joe Thomas competing at the 2014 Commonwealth Games
Personal information
Nationality British
Born (1988-01-29) 29 January 1988 (age 30)
Pontypridd, Wales
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb) (2014)
Sport
Sport Running
Event(s) 800 metres

Joe Thomas (born 29 January 1988 in Pontypridd[1]) is Welsh athlete specializing in the middle-distance events. He competed at the 2012 World Indoor Championships reaching the semifinals. In June 2014 he was diagnosed with Crohn's disease.[2]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Great Britain and  Wales
2010 Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 7th 800 m 1:52.39
6th 4x400 m relay 3:06.91
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 12th (sf) 800 m 1:51.44
Universiade Shenzhen, China 16th (sf) 800 m 1:49.04
5th 4x400 m relay 3:08.68
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 11th (sf) 800 m 1:49.12
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th (sf) 800 m 1:49.14
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 13th (sf) 800 m 1:50.08

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

  • 800 m – 1:46.20 (Oordegem 2008)
  • 1000 m – 2:19.91 (Gateshead 2008)

Indoor

  • 800 m – 1:46.33 (Stockholm 2012)

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