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Alan Pascoe

Olympic athlete from England,United Kingdom

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 Southern Grammar School for Boys. 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 he performed one of the great televised sporting 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. Trying to  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Alan Peter Pascoe
Date of birth
1947-10-11
Place of birth
Portsmouth
Nationality
England,United Kingdom

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