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Steve McCooke

Full name: Stephen Hunter "Steve" McCooke
Gender: Male
Born: September 4, 1918 in Armoy, Moyle, Great Britain
Died: March 16, 2007 in Broughshane, Ballymena, Great Britain
Affiliations: East Antrim Harriers, Ballyclare (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Steve McCooke did not take up distance running until his mid-20s, when he took up running as a way to train for boxing. He joined the East Antrim Harriers in Ballyclare, and trained with them twice a week, despite a 75-mile bicycle trip he had to make. In 2002 he was inducted into Newtown Abbey Councils' Sporting Hall of Fame.

Personal Best: 10000 – 31:29.0e (1948).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 29 London Athletics Men's 10,000 metres Great Britain GBR AC NP

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1948 Summer 29 London Athletics Great Britain Final Standings AC NP