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Born: 08 June 1987
Coach: Gordon & Tom Snow / Craig Winrow
Club: Woodford Green with Essex Ladies /
St Mary's University

Lives: Epping, Essex / Twickenham
OCWK: Female Athlete

Personal Bests
800m 2:05.49 (2007), 1500m 4:19.57 (2007), 3000m 9:21.10 (2007)

Involvement with OCWK
Linzi joined ‘On Camp with Kelly’ in 2006 and has taken part in the following OCWK events:
100% ME / Tonbridge Get-Together Weekend 2006
Loughborough Educational Camp 2007
Glasgow Get-Together Weekend 2007
Bath Get-Together Weekend 2007
Tonbridge Get-Together 2008
Loughborough Get-Together 2009
Eat for Success Get-Together
Birmingham Get-Together 2010
Olympic Park Visit 2010
Tonbridge Get-Together 2011
Birmingham Get-Together 2011
Winter Training Get-Together 2011
London Get-Together 2012
St Mary's Get-Together 2012
Lee Valley Get-Together 2012

Athletics Achievements
2nd BUSA 1500m 2008
1st BUSA 1500m 2007
3rd BUSA 1500m 2006
2nd English Schools Junior 800m 2001

Performances in 2008
Linzi completed her set of BUSA 1500m medals, taking the silver medal behind fellow OCWK athlete Emma Pallant after taking gold in 2007 and bronze in 2006.

Performances in 2007
Linzi greatly improved her personal bests for 800m, 1500m and 3000m in 2007. She took four seconds off her 1500m best with 4:20.09 to win at the Essex Championships, where she also won the 800m, and further improved that time to 4:19.57. Over 800m, she first improved by a second with 2:06.53 to win the ‘On Camp with Kelly’ 800m at the Norwich Union Glasgow Grand Prix and then a week later ran 2:05.49. She ran an excellent tactical race to win gold in the 1500m at the British Universities Athletics Championships and also won the 1500m at the South of England Championships.

Personal Bests set in 2007
800m – previous PB 2:07.64
2:06.53, 03/06/07, Glasgow
2:05.49, 09/06/07, Manchester

1500m – previous PB 4:24.71
4:20.09, 12/05/07, Chelmsford
4:19.57, 20/05/07, Loughborough
3000m – previous PB 10.00.4
9:21.10, 6/06/07, St Mary’s

Introduction to Athletics
Linzi got into athletics through running for her primary school and doing well and started to take it seriously when she was 14.

Click here to check out Linzi's recent performances on the Power of 10 website