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SIMON HORSFIELD

Born: 11 May 1990
Coach: Norman Poole
Club: Sale Harriers Manchester
Lives: Manchester
OCWK: Male Athlete

 

Personal Bests
800m 1:50.60 (2011), 1500m 3:41.77 (2009), 3000m 7:58.83 (2013), 5000m 13:59.30 (2013)

Involvement with OCWK
Simon was one of the 12 male athletes who attended the Male Athlete Get-Together in Leeds in September 2008. He also took part in the Portugal & Berlin Educational Camps in August 2009 and the 'Eat for Success' Get-Together in October 2009.

He received an 'On Camp with Kelly' Outstanding Achievement Award in 2009 in recognition of his bronze medal in the 1500m at the European Athletics Junior Championships.


Athletics Achievements
23rd European U23 Cross Country 2013
3rd European Junior 1500m 2009
1st England Under 20 800m 2009
dnf World Junior Cross Country 2009
6th Commonwealth Youth Games 1500m 2008
81st World Junior Cross Country 2008
7th World Youth 1500m 2007
2nd England Under 20 1500m 2007
1st UK School Games 3000m 2006
1st English Schools Inter 3000m 2006
2nd England Under 17 3000m 2006
1st English Schools Inter 3000m 2005


Personal Bests set in 2012
5km – previous PB 14:49
14:47, 19/7/12, Wythenshawe

5M
25:12, 05/02/12, Alsager

10km – previous PB 31:39
31:17, 11/03/12, Manchester


Personal Bests set in 2011
800m - previous PB 1:50.62
1:50.60, 14/06/11, Trafford


Personal Bests set in 2010
5km - previous PB 15:15
14:49, 15/07/10, Wythenshawe


Performances in 2009
Simon smashed his 3000m best with 8:06.45 to win at the St Mary's Classic on 3 June and then went to ninth on the UK Under 20 all-time list with a 3:42.29 clocking for 1500m at Watford on 13 June and improved to ninth with 3:41.77 at the BMC Final in Cardiff on 15 August. He won the 1500m title at the Aviva England Under 20 Championships on 27-28 June and then took at bronze medal at the European Athletics Junior Championships. On 1 September he improved his 800m best to 1:50.62.

Personal Bests set in 2009
800m - previous PB 1:53.31
1:50.62, 01/09/09, Trafford

1500m - previous PB 3:45.55
3:42.29, 13/06/09, Watford
3:41.77, 15/08/09, Cardiff

3000m - previous PB 8:17.04
8:06.45, 03/06/09, Twickenham


Other Information
Simon lies fourth on the UK Under 17 all-time list for 3000m with 8:18.26 clocked in 2006.

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

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