STEPHANIE TWELL

Born: Stephanie April Twell, Colchester, England, 17 August 1989. Club: Aldershot Farnham & District AC. Coach: Mick Woods. Scottish eligibility confirmed (parentage) 2009. World Junior 1500m champion in 2008 and European Junior Cross-Country Champion in 2007 & 2008, she represented GB at 1500m at the 2010 European Championships, finishing 7th in the final. At the IAAF Diamond League in Brussels on 27 August 2010, she removed a massive 24 seconds from her best to set a Scottish 5000m record of 14:54.08. She continued her fine form into the Commonwealth Games where she earned a bronze medal in the 1500m. After a promising start to the 2011 year, she fractured her ankle in a fall in a cross-country race.

Honours

European Championships - 3rd 5000m 2016

Commonwealth Games - 3rd 1500m 2010

World Junior – 1st 1500m 2008

European Junior – 2nd 1500m 2007

UK – 1st 5000m 2013, 1st 5000m 2015, 1st 5000m 2016, 2nd 1500m 2009, 3rd 1500m 2007. Indoor - 1st 3000 2016, 2nd 3000 2017

Scottish - 1st 1500m 2013

AAA/UK Under 20 – 1st 3000m 2005, 1st 1500m 2008

AAA Under 17 – 2nd 800m 2005

European CC - 1st team 2011, 2013, 2014

European Junior CC – 1st 2006, 2007, 2008

English CC – 1st 2010; 2nd 2012; 1st U20 2008, 2009; 1st U15 2004; 2nd U17 2006

Representation

Major Championships

Olympic Games 2008 – heats 1500m, 2016 - heats 5000m

IAAF World Championships 2009 – heats 1500m; 2015 - 12th 5000m. Indoor - 6th 3000m 2016

European Championships 2010 – 7th 1500m; 2016 - 3rd 5000m. Indoor - 5th 3000 2017

Commonwealth Games 2010 – 3rd 1500m, 4th 5000m

IAAF World Cross Country Championships – 23rd 2010, 38th 2009; (Junior race) 60th 2005; 31st 2006

IAAF World Athletics Final 2008 – 7th 3000m

IAAF World Junior Championships 2006 – 8th 1500m; 2008 – 1st 1500m

European Cross Country Championships (Junior race) – 7th 2005, 1st 2007, 1st 2008; (U23 race) 11th 2009; (Senior race) - 20th 2010 (2nd team), 4th 2011 (1st team), 15th 2013 (1st team); 7th 2014 (1st team), 6th 2015, 6th 2016

European Team Championships 2009 – 4th 3000m

European Junior Championships 2007 – 2nd 1500m

Records

Scottish Outdoor

National 5000 Metres 14:54.08 (27 August 2010-

Personal Bests and Progression

Track: 400 - 57.7 (2016); 800 - 2:02.58 (2016); 1000- 2:47.9+ (2008); 1500 - 4:02.54 (2010); 1M - 4:28.16 (2007); 3000 - 8:40.98 (2016); 5000 - 14:54.08 (2010).

Road: 5k - 15:32 (2010); 10k - 32:30 (2014); 10M - 53:52 (2010); HM - 71:56 (2010).

 

YEAR BY YEAR PERFORMANCES AND RANKING POSITIONS

 

2003 (U15) – 4:45.98 1500; 10:20.02 3000

2004 (U17) – 2:10.73 800, 4:26.74 1500, 9:45.69 3000

2005 (U17) – 2:09.92 800, 4:25.05 1500, 4:51.60 1M, 9:41.0 3000, 16:49.74 5000

2006 (U20) – 2:06.97 800, 4:12.76 1500, 9:07.41 3000, 16:08.33 5000, 33:56 10kRd

2007 (U20) – 2:06.15 800, 4:06.70 1500, 4:28.16 1M, 8:53.34 3000, 15:47.53 5000, 34:04 10kRd, 77:27 HM

2008 (U20) – 2:47.9+ 1000, 4:05.83 1500, 4:32.84 1M, 8:50.89 3000, 16:18 5kRd

2009 – 2:03.80 800 (2), 4:03.48 1500 (1), 9:09.65 3000 (2), 15:18.47 5000 (1).

2010 – 2:02.59 800 (1), 4:02.54 1500 (1), 8:42.75 3000 (1), 14:54.08 5000 (1), 15:32 5k (1), 33:06 10k (3), 53:52 10M (2), 71:56 HM (1).

2011 – 16:14 5k (1)

2012 - 4:07.49 1500 (1), 9:01.64 3000 (2), 15:15.24 5000 (1), 72:39 HM (3)

2013 - 4:08.30 1500 (2), 8:50.17 3000 (2), 15:18.60 5000 (1), 33:34 10k (2), 55:00 10M (1), 73:59 HM (3)

2014 - 9:00.88i/9:15.1 3000 (3), 9:42.41i 2M, 16:30.66 5000 (7), 16:12 5k (2), 32:30 10k (1), 56:05 10M (1).

2015 - 4:10.90 1500 (3), 8:50.70 3000 (2), 15:13.82 5000 (1), 32:49 10k (1)

2016 - 57.7 400 (21), 2:02.58 800 (3), 4:06.20 1500 (3), 8:40.98 3000 (1), 14:59.00 5000 (1), 16:28 5kRd (3), 57:06 10MRd (2)

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