Bill Porter (sprinter)

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Bill Porter at the Samarsko Zname International Meeting on 15 June 2019
Personal information
NationalityBritisher
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom
Born (1990-04-02) 2 April 1990 (age 31)[1]
London
Sport
SportMen's Athletics (sport)

Bill Porter (Born 1990) is a British track and field athlete.

At 14, he won the London Youth Games 100m and 200m titles[2]

He was approached by College Prospects of America (CPOA), an NCAA sport scholarship recruitment agency on behalf of several U.S universities headhunting him to compete in their sport scholarship programme, but later decided to attend Loughborough University in the autumn of 2009, where he was coached by Great Britain junior boys relay coach Jared Deacon, alongside training partners Richard Kilty, Emily Diamond and Hayley Jones[2].

He won a Silver medal at the Island Games in 2015 and is part of the quartet who broke the Jersey national record in the 4 x 100m relay event[3][4][5][6][7]

He competed in the 100m final at the European Athletics Team Championships in 2019[8]

References

  1. "Bill PORTER | Profile". www.worldathletics.org.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Athlete Profile". www.thepowerof10.info.
  3. "Jersey select 2015 athletics team" – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  4. "Guernsey beat Jersey to relay golds" – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  5. "NatWest Island Games XVI Jersey 2015 Results | Competitors | Bill Porter". jersey2015results.com.
  6. "Jersey's Island Games athletics team announced". ITV News.
  7. "NatWest Island Games 2015: Jersey's medal winners". www.jerseyeveningpost.com.
  8. "Competitions - European Athletics Team Championships Third League - European Athletics". european-athletics.

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