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After national title Sharp turns focus to rest of the world

Lynsey Sharp insists she is ready to mix it with the best in the world after claiming the British 800m title last weekend.

The 23-year-ol...

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Sharp misses out on final

Scotland's Lynsey Sharp was unable to make the Olympic final of the women's 800 metres.

Sharp, the daughter of former Olympic sprinter Ca...

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Lynsey looking Sharp ahead of track test

Lynsey Sharp has been reassured by Charles van Commenee she will be under no pressure when the UK Athletics head coach's biggest selection gambl...

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Medal Record

London 2012
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Biography

Lynsey Sharp emerged from relative obscurity to secure London 2012 selection by winning the Olympic trials in Birmingham and claiming a European Championship silver medal in Helsinki. Sharp’s father Cameron was also an athlete – winning 200m European Championship silver and competed at the Moscow 1980 Olympics.