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Adam Ireland

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Personal Profile

Country: England

Date of birth: 28th July 2003

Height: 6 feet

Weight: 135 lbs

Sex: Male

Academic Information

School: Bishop Ramsey CofE Secondary School

Graduation Year: 2021

College Enrollment Year: 2021

Qualifications: 

High School Grades: PE: B, Religion: B, English Language: B, English Literature: B, Sciences: B, Maths: C, Business: C;

SAT: not taken yet

Track & Field Profile

SPECIFIC DISCIPLINES

3000m

1500m

800m

 

PERSONAL BEST TIMES

3000m: 9:06.36

1500m: 4:11.60

800m: 1:59.30

400m: 51.80

5000m (Road): 16:33

8000m (XC): 27:57

 

RANKINGS

National Ranking (3000m): 72

National Ranking (800m): 110

 

BIGGEST ACCOMPLISHMENTS

1st place Middlesex Road Relays Championship (2016, 2018 & 2019)

1st place 2016 Middlesex County Championship (Cross Country)

1st place 2017 Middlesex Indoor Track & Field Championship (1500m)

2nd place 2017 Middlesex Outdoor Track & Field Championship (1500m)

12th place 2017 London Mini Marathon

10th place 2019 South of England Championship (1500m)

2nd place 2017 South of England Road Relays

 

TEAM SELECTIONS

Represented Middlesex County in the English Schools National Championship (2019 & 2020)

Interview

Give us 5 words that best describe you as an athlete:

persevering, hard-working, determined, motivated, objective

Tell us about your best memory of your athletic career:

I have had a lot of good experiences during my time running but one of the best has to be winning the National Road Relays team title for my club a few years back. Our club had very strong A and B teams for our age group that season, so it was always extremely competitive to prove that we could represent the A team for each team relay event we participated in. Off a strong individual leg performance from myself in the A team at the Southern Road Relays where our team came second, I was told that I was representing the A team at the National Road Relays three weeks later. On the day of the race I woke up feeling ill which increased the nerves on the day as we all had the title on our mind­. I was told I was the final leg which is what I wanted as I thought the pressure of it would lead to me performing better. Our team warmed up together, an hour before we started but it felt like the time went a lot faster and before I knew it our first leg was off with the rest of the race. He ended up passing onto our second leg in a close third place with first and second just ahead by a couple seconds. Our second leg came through with the lead of about ten seconds and I knew what I had to do even though I did not feel great. With 200m to go and a sizeable lead I knew as long as I got to the finish line in one piece we did it. I turned the final corner and sprinted the last 100m passing hundreds of people either side of the tape cheering including my teammates, my mum and other people from my club, which was an incredible feeling and boosted me towards the finish. I ran through the tape with my hands in the air feeling elated as it was announced our club won the title. It was a moment I won’t be forgetting anytime soon!

Goals:

My ultimate goal is to represent my country internationally and hopefully progress further from there!

Anything else we should know?

I am also very passionate about the science and psychology behind sports performance. I have also won the Sporting Award from the Mayor of Hillingdon, which is my home borough in London!

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