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Robert Newton (athlete)

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Name  Robert Newton

Role  Olympic athlete
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Robert Alan Newton (born 10 May 1981 in Nottingham, England) is a British hurdling athlete. As of 2004, he was Britain's number one sprint hurdler. However, competing for Team GB at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Newton failed to qualify for the second round of the 110 m hurdles competition. He was the only openly gay British Olympian that year.


National titles

  • 1997: Amateur Athletics Association U17 400m hurdles gold medal winner
  • 1999: English Schools' 110m hurdles gold medal winner
  • 1999: AAA U20 110m hurdles gold medal winner
  • 2000: AAA U20 110m hurdles silver medalist
  • 2001: AAA U23 110m hurdles gold medal winner
  • 2003: Inter-Countries 110m hurdles gold medal winner
  • Personal bests

  • 110 m hurdles Personal Best: 13.36 in 2004
  • In the UK All-time Top Ten with a 60m hurdles personal best of 7.69, in the 2004 Norwich Union Indoor Trials.
  • References

    Robert Newton (athlete) Wikipedia