Ashley Bryant

Ashley Bryant (born 17 May 1991) is a British athlete, specialising in the decathlon.[3] He is a member of Windsor, Slough, Eton and Hounslow Athletic Club[4] and is coached by Aston Moore.[5] Bryant has represented Great Britain at the IAAF World Athletics Championships and England at the Commonwealth Games, a silver medallist in the latter.

Ashley Bryant
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Personal information
NationalityBritish
Born (1991-05-17) 17 May 1991 (age 29)
Hammersmith, London, England
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight77 kg (170 lb)
Sport
Country Great Britain
 England
SportAthletics
Event(s)Decathlon, heptathlon
ClubWindsor, Slough, Eton and Hounslow Athletic Club[1]
Coached byAston Moore[2]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)Decathlon: 8,163
Heptathlon: 5,975

CareerEdit

2010Edit

Bryant captained his country at the 2010 World Junior Championships in Athletics in Moncton, Canada.[6]

2011Edit

A European Cup 1st League bronze medallist in 2011, he went on to compete in the World Student Games in Shenzhen, China as a 20-year-old, placing fifth.

2013Edit

In 2013, at the age of 22, Bryant was the best decathlete in the United Kingdom. He was ranked in the top ten for under-23s in the long jump and several other single events, and the top 20 among senior athletes. At the 2013 European Athletics U23 Championships, he came fourth and achieved his personal best of 8070 points. It was the first time in the history of these Championships that 8000 points did not place in the top three.[citation needed]

2014Edit

He won a silver medal in the men's decathlon at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.[7]

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

As of 7 March 2018[8]
Event Performance Location Date
Decathlon 8,163 Götzis 28 May 2017
100 metres 11.02 Moncton 20 July 2010
400 metres 48.10 Florence 2 May 2013
1500 metres 4:27.15 London 12 August 2017
110 metres hurdles 14.31 Wormwood Scrubs 8 June 2013
High jump 2.01 Florence 29 April 2016
Pole vault 4.70 Glasgow 29 July 2014
Long jump 7.70 Götzis 27 May 2017
Shot put 14.34 Eton 19 April 2014
Discus throw 45.38 Woodford 5 April 2014
Javelin throw 70.44 Florence 3 May 2013

Indoor

As of 7 March 2018[9]
Event Performance Location Date
Heptathlon 5,975 Prague 29 January 2017
60 metres 7.06 Belgrade 4 March 2017
200 metres 22.44 Sheffield 16 February 2011
1000 metres 2:40.84 Prague 29 January 2017
60 metres hurdles 8.09 Birmingham 15 January 2017
High jump 2.05 Grand Rapids 20 February 2010
Pole vault 4.60 Sheffield 6 March 2011
Long jump 7.79 Prague 28 January 2017
Shot put 14.65 Sheffield 7 January 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WSEH Club Achievements 2014" (PDF). Windsor, Slough, Eton and Hounslow Athletic Club. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Ashley Bryant athlete profile 2018 Commonwealth Games". teamengland.org. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Athlete Profile". Thepowerof10.info. 17 May 1991. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  4. ^ "WSEH Club Achievements 2014" (PDF). Windsor, Slough, Eton and Hounslow Athletic Club. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Ashley Bryant athlete profile 2018 Commonwealth Games". teamengland.org. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  6. ^ http://www.thepowerof10.info/results/results.aspx?meetingid=23657&event=DecU20M&venue=Moncton%2c+CAN&date=21-Jul-10
  7. ^ "Ashley Bryant to captain GB team for European Indoor Championships". Athletics Weekly. 1 March 2017. Retrieved 9 April 2019. Bryant, who claimed decathlon silver at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ...
  8. ^ "IAAF: Ashley BRYANT | Profile". iaaf.org. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  9. ^ "IAAF: Ashley BRYANT | Profile". iaaf.org. Retrieved 7 March 2018.

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