Nigel Levine

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Nigel Levine
Nigel Levine 2013.jpg
Nigel Levine at the 2013 European Indoor Championships
Personal information
Born (1989-04-30) 30 April 1989 (age 29)
San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Country  United Kingdom
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 metres
4 × 400m Relay
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

400 metres 45.11 (Oslo 2012) 100 metres 10.38 (Mesa, AZ 2012)

200 metres 20.93i Birmingham 2012)

Nigel Levine (born 30 April 1989[2]) is a British sprint athlete. As well as an impressive sprint talent, Levine made a big impact in his first ever season over 400m in 2007 recording 46.31 and in 2009 reduced that to 45.78. In 2010 he was part of the bronze medal GB 4 × 400 m team at the world indoor championships in Doha and in 2011 he took the coveted European U23 crown as well as being part of the GB 4 × 400 m relay squad.

In 2013 he won an individual silver medal 2013 European Indoor Championships in Gothenburg in the 400 metres, as well as helping the relay team to a gold medal.

Accident[edit]

On 17 January 2017, Levine was injured in a road accident alongside fellow sprinter James Ellington: "the pair were riding on motorbikes when they were involved in a crash with a vehicle travelling in the opposite direction". They were in Tenerife, Spain, undertaking warm-weather training with a group of British sprinters. Both athletes were admitted to hospital and were described on 18 January as "conscious and stable".[3]

Achievements[edit]

Representing  Great Britain
Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2007 European Junior Championships Hengelo, Netherlands 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:08.21
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 9th (sf) 400m 47.14
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:05.82
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:07.04
European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 2nd 400m 45.78
6th 4 × 400 m relay 3:06.18
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:07.52
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 4th (sf) 400 m 47.17
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:06.46
European U23 Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 1st 400m 46.10
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.53
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 7th 4 × 400 m relay 3:01.16
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 6th (sf) 400m 46.46
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:04.72
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:01.56
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd 400m 46.21
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:05.78
European Team Championships Gateshead, UK 2nd 400m 45.88

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nigel Levine". teamgb.com. British Olympic Association. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Sports-Reference profile
  3. ^ "James Ellington & Nigel Levine 'conscious and stable' after crash". BBC Sport. 18 January 2017. Retrieved 18 January 2017. 

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