Eilish MCCOLGAN

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Athlete personal details which are given in the second column

Born25 November 1990Age
GenderFemale
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Biography

Twice 10th at World Championships: Steeplechase in 2013 & 5000m in 2017.

1500 pb: 4:01.70 -07 (4:04.30 -18). 10,000 pb: 32:10.59 -17. 3000 pb: 8:31.00 -17 (8:48.03 -18). 3000SC pb: 9:35.82 -13. 8 Commonwealth Youth Games 3000 2008 (9 1500); 9 ETCh 3000SC 2011; 6 under-23 ECH 3000SC 2011; ht OLY 3000SC 2012; 10 WCH 3000SC 2013; 6 COM 3000SC 2014; 6 ECH 5000 2016; 13 OLY 5000 2016; 3 EIC 3000 2017; 10 WIC 3000 2018 (ht 1500); 6 COM 1500/5000 2018. 1 UK 3000SC 2012/2013/2014. Her mother/coach Liz McColgan was Commonwealth Games 10,000m Champion in 1986 & 1990. Father Peter McColgan still holds the Northern Ireland record for steeplechase (8:27.93 in 1991).

She was British #1 at Steeplechase in 2013 & 2014, but missed 2015 with an ankle injury (“My body cannot cope with the impact of the steeplechase.

I need to forget about hurdling and just run”).

In 2018: 1 Doha 10K (31:53); 3 Madrid 1500; 1 UK indoor 1500 (2 3000); 10 WIC 3000 (ht 1500); 3 Brisbane Classic 1500; 6 COM 1500/5000; 12 Doha Diamond 3000; 2 Nijmegen 5000; 3 UK 5000; 8 Lausanne Diamond 1500; 7 Rabat Diamond 5000 .

DateDiscipline
European Silver Medallist 20185000m
European Indoor Bronze Medallist 20173000m
World Championships finalist 20175000m
World Championships finalist 20133000m Steeplechase
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
800m72:12.2201 Jul 2008GrangemouthOutdoor
1500m24:01.6027 Aug 2017BerlinOutdoor
Mile, road54:2010 Sep 2017New York NYOutdoor
3000m58:31.0020 Aug 2017BirminghamOutdoor
5000m814:48.4901 Sep 2017BruxellesOutdoor
10,000m332:10.5931 Mar 2017Stanford CAOutdoor
5 km115:5705 Mar 2016BarrowfordOutdoor
10km131:5312 Jan 2018DohaOutdoor
3 km59:2318 Feb 2016ArmaghOutdoor
2000m Steeplechase16:42.2402 May 2011BedfordOutdoor
3000m Steeplechase79:35.8210 Aug 2013MoskvaOutdoor
1500m34:08.0708 Feb 2018MadridIndoor
3000m58:43.0218 Feb 2017BirminghamIndoor
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
1500m84:01.9805 Jul 2018LausanneOutdoor
3000m128:48.0304 May 2018DohaOutdoor
5000m714:52.8313 Jul 2018RabatOutdoor
10km131:5312 Jan 2018DohaOutdoor
1500m34:08.0708 Feb 2018MadridIndoor
3000m28:50.8717 Feb 2018BirminghamIndoor