Sophie Hitchon

Sophie Hitchon

Athletics

  • Event Hammer
  • Date of Birth 11/07/1991
  • Born Burnley, Lancashire

BIOGRAPHY

Hammer thrower Sophie Hitchon burst onto the scene with gold at the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2008.

The Burnley-born athlete had plenty of success at junior level and followed up her Commonwealth Youth gold with a win at the 2010 World Junior Championships, before adding European U23 bronze and gold in 2011 and 2013 respectively.

In 2014, Hitchon won bronze at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, before repeating the feat at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games where she set a new British record with a throw of 74.54 metres.

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