GEORGE TURNER - POLE VAULT

Biography:

George is a national pole vaulter based in Brighton with a personal best of 5.20m. During the 2018 season George medaled at both the indoor and outdoor South of England Senior Championships, he also competed in the England Championships and CAU Inter-County Championships where he placed second in both. Throughout his time as an athlete George has achieved results such as being Sussex Champion many times and gaining medals at the South of England Champs over the past few years. He also achieved a Bronze medal at the English school’s Championships in the summer of 2016.

Even though George is concentrating on athletics he is also at Brighton University studying for a marketing degree. He is focusing a lot on athletics this year whilst obtaining his degree as he believes that this upcoming 2019 season is going to be the best yet and he is hoping to gain medals in some higher caliber competitions both in the UK and abroad.

 

Stats:

PB: Pole Vault - 5.20m

Coach – Allan Williams

Club – Crawley AC

Height – 180 cm

Weight – 72 kg

Hometown – Brighton

Goals for 2019:

To compete and gain experience at both the indoor and outdoor British championships as well as obtain a medal at the BUCS championships.

 

Future goals:

To compete for Great Britain at international level as well as compete in many of the major championships such as the European and the World championships.

 

Follow George:

Twitter: @georgeturner_98

Instagram: @g.turner13

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