Tim Hutchings

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Tim Hutchings
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Born4 December 1958 (1958-12-04) (age 60)

Timothy ("Tim") Hilton Hutchings (born 4 December 1958 in London) is a former middle- and long-distance runner who represented England and Great Britain internationally.

Hutchings' track events were the 1500 metres, 5000 metres and 10,000 metres. His main championship performances in track and field were a 5000 m bronze medal in the 1986 European Championship and a bronze medal in the 5000 m at the 1986 Commonwealth Games. He also finished fourth in the 1984 Olympic Games.

In cross country running, he twice earned a silver medal in the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, in 1984 and 1989. He also won the 1985 edition of the Belfast International Cross Country race.[1] In 1989, he picked up a hamstring injury that put a premature end to his career.

After retiring from competition, Hutchings co-founded the Brighton Marathon in 2010 with Tom Naylor.[2]

Tim Hutchings was educated at a boys' independent boarding school: Worth in West Sussex.

Nowadays, he works as an athletics commentator for British Eurosport.[3]


  1. ^ McCausland, Malcolm (5 January 2009) Antrim International Crosscountry Association of Road Racing Statisticians; Retrieved on 25 January 2010
  2. ^ Davies, Gareth (13 April 2013). "All you need to know about tomorrow's 2013 Brighton Marathon". The Argus (Brighton). Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  3. ^ A conversation with Tim Hutchings

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