Jo Pavey

Jo Pavey


  • Event 10,000m
  • Date of Birth 20/09/1973
  • Born Exeter, Devon


Jo Pavey is a five-time Olympian, having represented Team GB at every Olympic Games from 2000 to 2016.

In 2014, she won the 10,000m gold medal at the European Championships in Zürich, just ten months after giving birth to her second child, to become the oldest female European champion in history at the age of 40 years and 325 days.

She is also the 2012 European Championship silver medallist in the 10,000m and a two-time 5,000m medallist at the Commonwealth Games, winning silver at Melbourne 2006 and bronze at Glasgow 2014.

The Devon-born athlete finished 15th over 10,00m at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, becoming the first British runner and the first British track athlete to compete at five Olympic Games. 

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