The number of great Welsh track and field athletes who excelled as rugby players is greater than the mythical Max Boyce outside-half factory. Names like Fred Cooper, Arthur Gould, Ken Jones, Gordon...

Christian Malcolm’s career which was littered with glittering achievements came to an end when due to injury he failed to make the Welsh team for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. If he had h...

Upper Cwmbran born Tom Richards was one of the most unassuming of all the great Welsh athletics stars. He was just as happy representing his club, as he was representing his country. He went to work i...

Ruth was Britain’s number one long jumper in the 1970s and was the first Welsh female track & field athlete to win a medal at a major games when she won the long jump bronze at the Christchu...

Born in Monmouthshire, he became Wales’ youngest senior record holder for any event at age 15 when he cleared 4.80 metres in the pole vault at a meeting in Jarrow in 1989 to equal Peter Lynk&rsq...

Born in Hereford, she qualified to run for Wales while studying at Aberystwyth University – along with her identical twin sister. Between them the twins, in either their club vests of Cardiff AA...

Born in Llwynypia, he moved to London and competed for most of his career with Thames Valley Harriers. He still holds the club records for 3,000 the 10,000 metres and the 3,000 metres steeplechase and...

Born in Taffs Well 81 years ago, he moved to Manchester when his father took up an appointment there in 1948 and he won the first of his six senior Welsh titles while still a teenager at Manchester Gr...

For many he will be best remembered as the man who scored the vital try that helped Wales to beat New Zealand at Cardiff Arms Park in 1953 - the last time Wales beat the All Blacks. The flying Newport...

Kirsty remains to this day (at the beginning of 2014) the finest female athlete produced by Wales, having won three Commonwealth Games titles. She is still the second fastest Briton of all-time at 800...

It was in 1987 that 14-year old Hayley Parry first made an impact in Welsh athletics when she won the Welsh indoor championships 600 metres for under-15s. From then until 1992, as she progressed throu...

After a remarkable career winning Commonwealth and European titles, Iwan retired in 2006, only to discover two years later that he was a world champion as well! This came about because Antonio Pett...

Michelle Scutt (nee’ Probert), born in 1960 of a North Walian father, is one of Britain’s finest 200/400m runners of all-time. She was the first Welsh female athlete to win an Olympic m...

September 1985 saw the end of the glittering career of the 1978 Commonwealth Games champion Berwyn Price as he retired from the sport which he had graced with pride and dignity for nearly two decades....

Former British number one shot putter Shaun Pickering is a giant in every respect – both in person and as the finest all-round exponent of the three heavy implements in Welsh athletics history. ...

Although born in Yorkshire, Kay achieved all of her best performances whilst a schoolteacher in Cardiff. In Auckland in 1990, she became only the second Welsh female athlete - Kirsty Wade is the other...

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