Steph TWELL

Steph TWELL - Great Britain - 5000m bronze medal at 2016 European Championships.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 10 July 2016

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Thursday, 17 August 1989
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Colchester, England.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Great Britain
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Steph TWELL - Great Britain - 5000m bronze medal at 2016 European Championships.

Steph Twell and Meraf Bahta go head to head at the start of the final bend of the

women's 5,000 metres final.  Meref took the silver medal by less than a tenth of  a second.

It was Steph's first medal for six years at a major championships following a serious injury

leading up the the 2012 Olympic Games.

 

2016 European Championships, Amsterdam.

Final women's 5,000 metres.

 

 1.  Yasemin Can  Turkey  15:18.15
 2.  Meraf Bahta      Sweden  15:20.54  
 3.  Steph Twell  Great Britain  15:20.70  
 4.  Susan Kuijken  Netherlands  15:23.87  SB
 5.  Laura Whittle  Great Britain  15:24.18  
 6.  Eilish McColgan  Great Britain  15:28.53  

 

 

She won the 1500 metres at the 2008 World Junior Championships  and was a three-times

winner of the European Junior Cross Country Championships (2006–2008).