BETH POTTER

Born: Elizabeth Caven Potter, Glasgow, 27 December 1991. Clubs: Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers & Victoria Park City of Glasgow AC. Coach: Mick Woods.

 

Talented middle-distance runner who represented Britain at major championships on the track and over cross-country as a junior, Beth broke through as a senior in 2014, obtaining selection for the Commonwealth Games at 5000m and 10000m, and representing GB at the European Team Championships.

Honours

Track

British Championships - 2nd 10000 2016, 3rd 5000 2011.

British Under-23 Championships - 2nd 5000 2013.

British Under-20 Championships - 1st 3000 2009.

British Under-17 Championships: 2nd 1500 2007, 3rd 3000 2007.

Scottish Under-20 Championships - 1st 1500 2008, 2nd 1500 2009.

Scottish Under-17 Championships - 1st 1500 2008, 3rd 800 2008.

Scottish Under-15 Championships - 1st 1500 2006.

 

Cross Country

Scottish Senior Championships - 1st 2013, 1st 2016, 2nd 2012, 3rd 2014.

Scottish Under-20 Championships - 1st 2011, 2nd 2010.

Scottish Under-17 Championships - 1st 2007, 1st 2008, 1st 2009.

Scottish Under-15 Championships - 1st 2006.

Representation

Track

Olympic Games 2016: 34th 10000.

Commonwealth Games 2014: 5th 10000; 9th 5000.

European Championships 2014: 14th 10000.

European Team Championships 2014: 5th 5000.

European Under-23 Championships 2013: 18th 5000.

European Junior Championships 2009: 8th 3000.

World Youth Championships 2007: 10th 3000.

Commonwealth Youth Games 2008: 5th 1500, 6th 3000.

 

Cross Country

World Championships: 36th U20 2010.

European Championships: 17th U23 2012, 25th U20 2009.

Personal Bests & Progression

Track 800 - 2:13.43 (2008), 1500 - 4:18.07 (2011), 1M - 4:46.90 (2009), 3000 - 8:53.94 (2016), 5000 - 15:28.32 (2016), 10000 - 32:03.45 (2016), 2000SC - 6:52.41 (2012), 3000SC - 10:22.10 (2012).

Road 5k - 16:59 (2014), 10k - 33:29 (2012), 10M - 54:57 (2016), HM 73:29 (2014).

 

YEAR BY YEAR PERFORMANCES AND RANKING POSITIONS

2004 (U13) : 800 - 2:29.0 (5), 1500 - 5:18.29 (4).

2005 (U15) : 1500 - 4:45.15 (4).

2006 (U15) : 1500 - 4:39.37 (2).

2007 (U17) : 1500 - 4:26.70 (1), 3000 - 9:34.13 (1).

2008 (U17) : 800 - 2:13.43 (4), 1500 - 4:23.73 (1), 3000 - 9:48.39 (1).

2009 (U20) : 1500 - 4:22.63 (3), 1M - 4:46.90 (2), 3000 - 9:15.76 (1).

2010 (U20) : 1500 - 4:27.52 (4), 3000 - 9:27.50 (1), 5000 - 16:32.5 (1).

2011 : 1500 - 4:18.07 (4), 3000 - 9:12.86 (2), 5000 - 15:55.83 (2), 10M Rd - 57:56 (3).

2012 : 1500 - 4:28.78 (14), 3000 - 9:27.46 (8), 5000 - 16:20.94 (4), 10k Rd - 33:29 (3), 2000SC -

           6:52.41 (2), 3000SC - 10:22.10 (4).

2013 : 1500 - 4:27.7 (14), 3000 - 9:10.10 (7), 5000 - 15:51.49 (4), 10000 - 34:56.21 (3), 10k Rd -

           33:46 (3).

2014 - 1500 - 4:19.40 (8), 3000 - 8:58,01 (1), 5000 - 15:40.79 (2), 10000 - 32:33.36 (1), 5kRd - 16:59 (6), HM - 73:29 (2).

2015 - 3000 - 9:23.17i (6), 5000 - 15:36.49 (4), 10kRd - 34:15 (5), HM - 73:39 (1).

2016 - 800 - 2:15.15 (34), 1500 - 4:26.16 (14), 3000 - 8:53.94 (4), 5000 - 15:28.32 (4), 10000 - 32:03.45 (1), 10MRd - 54:57 (1)

 

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