Ashleigh Nelson (athlete)

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Ashleigh Nelson athletics

100m women podium Zurich 2014.jpg
Ashleigh Nelson (right)

nation United KingdomUnited Kingdom United Kingdom
birthday 20th February 1991 (age 29)
size 175 cm
Weight 69 kg
discipline sprint
status active
Medal table
World championships 0 × gold 1 × silver 1 × bronze
European championships 1 × gold 0 × silver 1 × bronze
IAAF logo World championships
bronze Moscow 2013 4 × 100 m
silver Doha 2019 4 × 100 m
EAA logo European championships
gold Zurich 2014 4 × 100 m
bronze Zurich 2014 100 m
last change: October 11, 2011

Ashleigh Nelson (born February 20, 1991 ) is a British sprinter .

Over 100 m she won bronze at the 2007 World Youth Championships in Ostrava and silver at the 2008 Junior World Championships in Bydgoszcz.

At the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki in 2012 , she reached the semifinals over the same distance. In 2013 she won the bronze medal with the British team in the 4 x 100 meter relay at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow . At the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014 , she also took third place in the relay with the English team. She won her first title at a major international event a short time later at the European Championships in Zurich . The British relay to Asha Philip , Ashleigh Nelson, Jodie Williams and Desiree Henry ran there in a national record time of 42.24 seconds to gold. Nelson also won the bronze medal in the 100-meter run.

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