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STEVIE STOCKTON

Born: 23 August 1989
Coach: George Gandy
Club: Vale Royal AC / Loughborough University
Lives: Crewe / Loughborough
OCWK: Female Athlete

 

Personal Bests
800m 2:07.97 (2009), 1500m 4:14.11 (2010), 3000m 9:00.67 (2011), 5000m 15:58.51 (2011), 10,000m 34:03.88 (2013)

Involvement with OCWK
Stevie joined OCWK in 2008 and has taken part in the following OCWK events:
Loughborough Educational Camp 2008
Loughborough Get-Together 2009
Eat for Success Get-Together 2009
Olympic Park Visit 2010
Lee Valley Get-Together 2012

Stevie received an Outstanding Achievement Award in 2011 in recognition of her bronze medal at the European Under 23 Championships.


Athletics Achievements
4th UK Champs 5000m 2013
4th World University 5000m 2011
3rd European Under 23 5000m 2011
1st England Under 23 5000m 2011
7th European Team Championships 2011
37th World Cross Country 2011
1st England 1500m 2010
47th World Cross Country 2010
10th European Under 23 Cross Country 2009
2nd England Under 23 1500m 2009
2nd BUCS 1500m 2009
6th European Junior 3000m 2007
1st English Schools Senior 1500m 2007
52nd World Under 20 Cross Country 2007


Performances in 2011
Stevie finished 37th at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships on 20 March. She improved her 3000m best to 9:08.36 when winning at the Loughborough International on 22 May. On her GB senior debut on the track at the European Team Championships on 18 June she improved her personal best again to 9:00.67 in seventh place. She earned selection for the European Athletics Under 23 Championships by winning the trial race at the England Under 23 Championships in a qualifying time of 16:10.63 on her debut at the distance. She then went on to win the bronze medal at the championships in Ostrava in a new personal best of 15:58.51 and to finish fourth at the World University Games in 15:59.22.

Personal Bests set in 2011
3000m - previous PB 9:12.96mx
9:08.36, 22/05/11, Loughborough
9:00.67, 18/06/11, Stockholm SWE

5000m
16:10.63, 26/06/11, Bedford
15:58.51, 17/07/11, Ostrava CZE


Performances in 2010
After finishing second in the English National Cross Country, Stevie made her senior GB debut at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Poland on 28 March where she finished 47th. She improved her 1500m best to 4:14.11 at the BMC Grand Prix at Watford on 12 June and reached the 1500m final at the Aviva UK Championships on 25-27 June. She then won the 1500m title at the England Athletics Senior Championships on 17 July and set a new best for 3000m with 9:12.96 in a mixed race in Watford on 28 July.

Personal Bests set in 2010
1500m - previous PB 4:14.37
4:14.11, 12/06/10, Watford

3000m - previous PB 9:21.48mx
9:12.96mx, 28/07/10, Watford


Performances in 2009
Stevie won the silver medal in the 1500m at the BUCS Athletics Championships on 4 May and improved her personal best to 4:19.09 at the BMC Nike Grand Prix in Manchester on 30 May. She took another silver medal at the Aviva England Under 23 Championships on 28 June. She improved her 1500m best to 4:16.12 in the final of the Aviva World Trials and UK Championships on 11 July and has also improved her 800m best to 2:07.97. On 25 July Stevie improved her personal best again to 4:14.37 in Barcelona. In December she finished in tenth place and won team gold at the European Under 23 Cross Country Championships.

Personal Bests set in 2009
800m - previous PB 2:10.8
2:08.97, 12/05/09, Trafford
2:07.97, 18/07/09, Solihull

1500m - previous PB 4:22.65
4:19.09, 30/05/09, Manchester
4:16.12, 12/07/09, Birmingham
4:14.37, 25/07/09, Barcelona ESP

3000m - previous PB 9:25.52
9:21.48mx, 04/08/09, Trafford


Performances in 2008
Stevie reached the 1500m final at the Aviva National Championships.

Introduction to Athletics
When Stevie was in year 8 at high school her PE teacher introduced her to her coach and she began training. In year 11 she got her first English Schools vest and decided that the feeling of achievement was fantastic and she wanted more.

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

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