Paula Fudge

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Paula Fudge (née Yeoman; born 30 March 1952) is a retired female long-distance runner from England, who competed in the late 1970s and the 1980s in the women's marathon and half marathon. Fudge set her personal best (2:29:47) in the classic distance on 30 October 1988, finishing in third place at the Chicago Marathon. In 1981 she set a world record for the 5000 metres with 15.14.51. Her twin sister Ann Ford was also a successful international distance runner. Ford's results include finishing 4th at the 1976 IAAF World Cross Country Championships.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  United Kingdom and  England
1978 Commonwealth Games Edmonton, Canada 1st 3000 m 9:12.95
1979 World Cross Country Championships Limerick, Ireland 17th
1981 World Cross Country Championships Madrid, Spain 28th
1982 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 3rd 3000 m 8:56.96
World Cross Country Championships Rome, Italy 14th
1985 World Cross Country Championships Lisbon, Portugal 56th
Columbus Marathon Columbus, Ohio, United States 1st Marathon 2:35:10
1986 London Marathon London, England 5th Marathon 2.32.25
World Road Race Championships Lisbon, Portugal 20th 15 km 50:51
1987 Reading Half Marathon Reading, England 1st Half marathon 1:12:45[1]
London Marathon London, England 4th Marathon 2:32:28
Greifenseelauf Canton of Zürich, Switzerland 1st 19.5 km 1:09:35
World Championships Rome, Italy 17th Marathon 2:42:42
World Road Race Championships Monte Carlo, Monaco 8th 15 km 49:43
1988 Chicago Marathon Chicago, United States 3rd Marathon 2:29:47

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stan Eldon. "Reading Half Marathon". Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved 2013-03-04. 

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