Alan Pascoe Olympic athlete

Alan Peter Pascoe, MBE (born 11 October 1947) was a British athlete who gained success in hurdles. After his athletics career, he has been successful in events marketing and consulting. Pascoe was born in Portsmouth, England. He was educated at Portsmouth Grammar School. He undertook higher education at Borough Road College, Isleworth, where he received a Certificate in Education, and the University of London, where he received an Honours degree in Education. He married Della Patricia James in 1970. They have one son and one daughter. Pascoe won medals in the Olympic Games, the European Championships, and the Commonwealth Games., also the European Indoor Games. The 1974 Commonwealth Games victory achieved two distinctions, first as achieving the second fastest 400 metre hurdle race to that date (only behind the then world record by David Hemery at 48.8, despite running in the outside lane. Then in celebration performed one of the great televised bloopers. While doing his victory lap in reverse, Pascoe attempted to leap the last hurdle still remaining from the race and badly missed the hurdle, falling onto his back and denting the hurdle.

Personal details

Date of birth
October 11th, 1947
Place of birth
Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Places lived


1. University of London Colleges/University

The University of London is a federal university made up of 31 affiliates: 19 separate university institutions, and 12 research institutes. As such, the University of London is the largest university in the UK by number of full-time students, with 135,090 campus-based students and over 50,000 in the University of London International Programmes.

Type Public university
2013. 72.7 mil. £
2010. 60 mil. £
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Senate House Malet Street, WC1E 7HU - London, Greater London
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People attended University of London connected by profession and/or age

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Guest TV appearances

Breakfast Time

External resources

Breakfast Time was British television's first national breakfast television programme, broadcast from 17 January 1983 until 1 September 1989 on BBC1 across the United Kingdom. It was broadcast for the first time just over two weeks before TV-am, the commercial breakfast television station started its service with the programme Good Morning Britain.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E22 February 1st, 1984


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