Kirsty WADE

Great Britain & N.I.

Kirsty Wade - Great Britain & N.I. - 800m, 1500m victories at 1986 Commonwealth Games.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 13 September 1987

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Monday, 06 August 1962
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Ayrshire, Scotland
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Kirsty WADE - Great Britain & N.I. - 800m, 1500m victories at 1986 Commonwealth Games.

Kirst Wade is pictured above at the National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace, London.

She became the first woman to achieve the 800m/1500m double at the Commonwealth Games,

when she did the double in Edinburgh 1986.

 

Women's 800m. Final

Commonwealth Games 1982

1. Kirsty McDERMOTT   WAL   2.01.31
2. Anne CLARKSON   SCO   2.01.52
3. Heather BARALET   AUS   2.01.70

 

 

Women's 800m. Final

Commonwealth Games 1986

1. Kirsty WADE   WAL   2.00.94
2. Diane EDWARDS   ENG   2.01.12
3. Lorraine BAKER   ENG   2.01.79
4. Anne PURVIS   SCO   2.02.17
5. Camille CATO   CAN   2.03.26
6. Renee BELANGER   CAN   2.03.85
7. Brit McROBERTS   CAN   2.05.10
8. Julie SCHWASS   AUS   2.05.14

 

 

Women's 1500m. Final

Commonwealth Games 1986

1. Kirsty WADE   WAL   4.10.91
2. Debbie BOWKER   CAN   4.11.94
3. Lynn WILLIAMS   CAN   4.12.66
4. Christina BOXER   ENG   4.12.84
5. Yvonne MURRAY   SCO   4.14.36
6. Chris PFITZINGER   NZL   4.16.81
7. Penny JUST   AUS   4.17.13
8. Lynne MCDOUGALL   SCO   4.17.35

 

 

Women's 1500m. Final

World Athletics Championships 1987

1. Tatyana Samolenko-Dorovskikh   SOV   3: 58.56   CR  
2. Hildegard Korner   GDR   3: 58.67
3. Doina Melinte   ROM   3: 59.27
4. Cornelia Burki   SUI   3: 59.90
5. Andrea Lange-Hahmann   GDR   4: 00.63
6. Kirsty Wade   GBR   4: 01.41
7. Diana Richburg   USA   4: 01.79
8. Elly Van Hulst   NED   4: 03.63

 

 

Women's 1500m. Final

World Athletics Championships 1991

1. Hassiba Boulmerka   ALG   4: 02.21
2. Samolenko-Dorovskikh   SOV   4: 02.58
3. Lyudmila Rogachova   SOV   4: 02.72
4. Doina Melinte   ROM   4: 03.19
5. Ellen Kiessling   GER   4: 04.75
6. Kirsty Wade   GBR   4: 05.16
7. Susan Sirma   KEN   4: 05.47
8. Malgorzata Rydz   POL   4: 05.52

Personal bests:

 

 800 m  – 1:57.42 (24 June 1985 Belfast, UK record 1985–1995)

1000 m – 2:33.70 (9 August 1985 Gateshead, UK record 1985–1995)

1500 m – 4:00.73 (26 July 1987 Gateshead)

1 mile   – 4:19.41 (27 July 1985 Oslo, UK record July 1985 – August 1985)

3000 m – 8:47.7 (5 August 1987 Gateshead)