Sonia Samuels

Sonia Samuels


  • Date of Birth 16/05/1979
  • Born Manchester


In 2011 Sonia Samuels stepped away from a full-time career in teaching to dedicate herself to the dream of becoming an Olympian.

That year she finished third in the Berlin Half Marathon and a year later made her London Marathon debut, finishing 19th in a time of 2:33.41.

In 2013 she represented Great Britain at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow, finishing 16th in the Marathon before finishing 14th at the 2016 London Marathon to qualify for Rio 2016.

Samuels finished 30th on her Olympic debut, and got a top ten finish in the Berlin Marathon the following year.

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