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Sayers sets sights on unfinished Beijing business

While the last few seasons were about battling back from injury, javelin thrower Goldie Sayers insists the next campaign will be all about retur...

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Sayers determined to succeed after successful appeal

Three-time Olympian Goldie Sayers admits she is hell-bent on making 2014 a success after winning an appeal into her omission from British Athlet...

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Sayers devastated not to reach final

Britain's Goldie Sayers did not do enough to qualify for the javelin final at the Olympic Stadium.

The 30-year-old athlete had heavy stra...

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Sayers battling elbow problem

Great Britain javelin thrower Goldie Sayers has been receiving treatment on an elbow injury ahead of athletics competition at the London Olympic...

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GB pair singing in the rain

Britain's athletes received an Olympic send-off with an open-top bus parade during a torrential downpour - but Christine Ohuruogu and Goldie Say...

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Medal Record

London 2012
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Beijing 2008
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  • 0 Bronze
Athens 2004
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Goldie Sayers represented Great Britain at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. She reached the javelin final, which saw her break the British record with a throw of 65.75m, she narrowly missed out on a medal by just 38cm. Since breaking the British junior record in 2001, Goldie has gone on to become one of Britain’s leading field event athletes. She was the youngest female athlete to compete in an individual event at the Athens Olympics and was rewarded for her dedication with the British team captaincy in 2007. Sayers has been the British number one for the past six years and has been consistently ranked in the world’s top ten. 2008 saw her finish the year ranked 4th in the world. She is a double Olympian and has been a World and European Championship finalist. Sayers played county hockey, netball and tennis and was a national under 11 table tennis champion. Goldie also enjoys photography and is a classically trained violinist and pianist. She also has a First Class Honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Loughborough University.. Her father – the late country singer Pete Sayers - was the first Englishman to play in the Grand Ol’ Opry and also had his own breakfast show in the USA.