Sally Gunnell

Sally Gunnell

Athletics

  • Date of Birth 29/07/1966
  • Born Chigwell

BIOGRAPHY

Sally Gunnell stormed to victory in 400m hurdles at Barcelona 1992, becoming the first British woman to win Olympic gold on the track since Ann Packer in 1964.

She took the IAAF World title in 1993 in a new world record time and completed her set of major 400m hurdles titles with gold in the 1994 European Championships.

Sally begun her career with a AAA junior title in the long jump but became British record holder at 100m hurdles, and took Commonwealth gold at the distance in 1986 before moving up to 400m hurdles. She was also an ambassador for London 2012.

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