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Child and Shakes-Drayton ready to right wrongs in Moscow

Eilidh Child is fed up, if you’ll pardon the pun, of falling at the final hurdle – and has vowed to put it right in Moscow.

With the exce...

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Shakes-Drayton excited about Olympic Stadium return

Perri Shakes-Drayton will look to lay to rest her painful Olympic memories at this weekend’s Sainsbury's Anniversary Games - and admits she has ...

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Gardener impressed by Shakes-Drayton's leadership qualities

Olympic gold medallist Jason Gardener believes the leadership qualities shown by Perri Shakes-Drayton at the European Team Championships means s...

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Shakes-Drayton captain for European Team Championships

Four of Team GB’s London 2012 medallists have been selected by British Athletics for the European Athletics Team Championships, with fellow Lond...

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Shakes-Drayton has European Team Championships in her sights

Perri Shakes-Drayton has reaffirmed that her immediate future still lies in the 400m hurdles as the London Olympian targets June’s European Athl...

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Medal Record

London 2012
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Biography

Perri is a superb young talent who has shown immense capability since winning the English Schools title in a UK record time in 2005. She was made British team captain in 2006 at the World Juniors and in 2005 at the European Junior championships, and ranks as one of Great Britain’s fastest ever juniors over the 400mh. She was awarded the Canary Wharf Sports Personality of the year award in 2005.Despite winning the trials Perri Shakes-Drayton missed out on selection for the Beijing Games when Tasha Danvers was given the nod. Shakes-Drayton made her breakthrough with double bronze at the European Championships in 2010.