Name: Jim McGuinness

DOB: 21.09.51

Age you started running: 15

Age you retired: 28

Personal Best
Distance Time
800m 1.49.5
1500m 3.38.1
1 Mile 3.55.0
5000m 13.54.8

Best postions/ performances in races

1. 1st Irish Schools 800m
2. 1st British Univ 1500m
3. 1st UK Indoor Championships
4. 1st NIAAA Championships 800 & 1500m
5. 3rd Emsley Carr Mile
6. Ranked 7th in the World (on times) Mile 1977

Most Pleasing Athletic Performance

  • Being selected to compete fot the UK at a time when UK Middle Distance was at its zenith
  • Competing against & meeting the World & Olympic champions. (They, of course, had the privilege of competeing against myslef.)
  • World mile ranking in 1977


  • Not competing in an Olympic or European Games


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