Name: Eamonn Coghlan

DOB: 21.11.52

Age you started running: 11

Age you retired: 41

Coached by: Gerry Farnan and Jumbo Elliott

 

Personal Best Performaces

Distance Time

800m 1.47.0

1500m 3.35.6

1 Mile 3.49.78

3000m 7.36.6

5000m 13.19.11

10000m 28.09

Marathon 2.25.13

 

Best postions/ performances in races

1. 1st World Championships 5000m 1983

2. 1st World Cup 5000m 1981

3. 2nd European 1500m 1978

4. 1st European 1500m indoor 1979

5. 1st NCAA 1500/mile 1975/6 indoor and out

6. 4th Olympics 1500m 1976

7. 4th Olympics 5000m 1980

8. 1st British AAA 1500m and 5000m

 

Most Pleasing Athletic Performance

My last, when I ran the first and only sub-4 min mile for over 40′s in 3.58.15

 

Most Disappointing Performance

Finishing 4th twice in the Olympics