Luke Nuttall

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Luke Nuttall
Personal information
Born (2001-09-17) 17 September 2001 (age 20)
Preston, Lancashire, Great Britain
Sport
Country United Kingdom
SportParalympic athletics
Disability classT46
Event(s)1500 metres
Medal record

Luke Nuttall (born 17 September 2001) is a British Paralympic athlete who competes in the 1500m in the T46 classification.[1]

Athletics career

Nuttall is based in Charnwood, and began his career competing in county and national-level events. He is coached by his mother, Alison Wyeth.[1] By 2018, he had been selected for GB Paralympics, where aged 17 he won silver in the 2018 World Para Athletics European Championships,[2][3] finishing second to Bulgaria's Hristiyan Stoyanov. In 2020, he claimed bronze in the 2021 European Para Athletics Championships in Bydgoszcz with a seven-second personal best.[4] Later that summer, he was selected to represent Great Britain at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in the T46 1500m.[5]

Personal life

Nuttall was born in Preston, Lancashire. He is the son of former British Olympic long-distance runners John Nuttall, and Alison Wyeth,[6] and has an older sister, Hannah Nuttall, who also became a runner. His stepmother and stepsister are Liz McColgan and Eilish McColgan, both of whom have also competed at the Olympics in long distance running.[7]

References

  1. ^ a b "Luke Nuttall - IPC Athlete Bio". ipc.infostradasports.com. 27 August 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Luke Nuttall | runbritain rankings". www.runbritainrankings.com. Retrieved 22 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Tense week begins in dream fashion for European silver medallist para-athlete Nuttall ahead of exam results". Ealing Times. Retrieved 22 July 2021.
  4. ^ "HAHN AND SKINNER PRODUCE GOLDEN DISPLAYS AT THE EUROPEAN PARA ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS". British Athletics. Retrieved 22 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Hat-Trick Seeking Jonnie Peacock Among 32 Athletes Added To GB Paralympic Squad". The Sportsman. 22 July 2021. Retrieved 22 July 2021.
  6. ^ "Hannah Nuttall". University of New Mexico Lobos athletics. 27 April 2020. Retrieved 23 July 2021.
  7. ^ Hannah Nuttall Feature. English Cross Country Association. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
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