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Andy Baddeley

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Inspiring Others Changing Lives

Andy has considerable experience giving inspiring talks to children and young adults about the benefits of sport and the hard work he has had to put in to achieve his goals. He has spoken to all ages of children from primary school level up to university. 

Andy helped in making an impact to young people’s lives and raising aspirations whilst working on the Sporting Champions programme, and is now looking to inspire your audience by sharing his secret of what it takes to be the best you can be!


"It was a great opportunity and experience for the competitors to be able to meet Andy who had once sat in the same position as they were on that day. He was able to offer advice, guidance, reassurance to achieving individual dreams. Keeping strong and positive, but emphasising the hard work and determination involved." Alex Bond, Active Norfolk


Andy Baddeley is Britain’s top metric miler – a double Olympian, an Olympic finalist in Beijing, and a World Championship finalist in Osaka. Andy is also a double European and Commonwealth finalist, a five-time British Champion and has his sights firmly set on Olympic success in 2016 (Rio). Graduating from Cambridge University with a master’s degree in engineering in 2004, Andy committed to an Athletics career based in London. This career became possible after teaming up with Coach Andy Hobdell in early 2004.

Competitive Record                       

2012 Olympic Games (semi-final) 1500m 8th; Olympic Trials & UK Champs 1500m 1st 

2011 Aviva European Trials & UK Champs 3000m(i) 1st

2010 Commonwealth Games 1500m 6th; European Champs 1500m 6th; Aviva European Trials and UK Champs 1500m 1st 

2009 Fifth Avenue Mile 1st; Great North City Games Mile 1st; IAAF World Champs 1500m 11 (s2)

2008 Olympic Games 1500m 8th; Aviva National Champs inc Olympic Trials 800M 2nd; Spar European Cup 3000m 1st; Bislett Games Golden League Mile 1st 

2007 IAAF World Athletic Finals 1500m 7th; IAAF World Champs 1500m 9th; Spar European Cup 1500m 2nd

2006 European Champs 1500m 6th; Norwich Union European Trials inc AAA Champs 1500m 1st; Commonwealth Games 1500m 12th*; AAA Indoor Champs 800m(i) 6th*

2005 World Uni Games 1500m 2nd; European Indoor Champs 3000m(i) 9th; (h2)AAA Indoor Champs3000m(i) 2nd 

2004 AAA Champs 1500m 2nd

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