Ian Hamer (athlete)

Ian Hamer (born 18 July 1965 in Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales) is a British former long-distance runner.[1] He competed in the 1992 Summer Olympics.[2] He was the bronze medallist in the 5000 metres at the 1990 Commonwealth Games.

Ian Hamer
Personal information
Born (1965-07-18) 18 July 1965 (age 56)
Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight9 st 8 lb (61 kg)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)5000 metres
ClubSwansea Harriers
Coached byMark Rowland (1992)

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Great Britain and   Wales
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 9th 1500 m 3:46.23
3rd 5000 m 13:25.63
European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 7th 3000 m 7:58.15
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 12th 5000 m 13:32.61
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 13th (h) 5000 m 13:54.49
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 19th (h) 5000 m 13:40.20
World Cup Havana, Cuba 4th 10,000 m 29:14.05

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

Indoor

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ian Hamer at World Athletics
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Ian Hamer". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2015.