Eilish McColgan

Eilish McColgan


  • Event 5000m
  • Date of Birth 25/11/1990
  • Born Dundee, Dundee City


Middle-distance runner Eilish McColgan competed for Team GB in the 3000m steeplechase at London 2012 before running the 5000m at Rio 2016.

She is a European silver medallist in the longer distance, surging to silver and only missing out on gold after Sifan Hassan's competition record run.

McColgan marked her senior debut for Great Britain by running a personal best at the European Team Championships in 2011, finishing ninth.

She made her first Olympic final in 2016, finishing 13th in Rio while 2017 proved to be a strong year, winning 3000m bronze at the European Indoor Championships in Belgrade as well as coming tenth in the 5000m at the World Championships in London.

In 2018, she added to her medal collection with European Championship silver in Glasgow.

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