Steve cram

Steve cramSteve cram


Stephen Cram CBE known as Steve cram is a British retired track and field athlete. His first track race in their colours was a Colts mile at the Vaux meeting on a five-laps-to-the-mile track at South Shields on 1 July 1973, where he finished second. In the English Schools junior championships, where he was third in the cross-country and fourth in the 1500 m. In May 1977, Cram surprised the athletics world by running a UK age 16 best for 1500 m at Gateshead.

Steve cram is Winner of the 1982 European 1500m title in Athens and the Commonwealth Championship a month later in Brisbane, he completed the hat-trick by becoming World Champion in Helsinki in 1983. Cram was not exactly new to championship running before these successes, for he had appeared in the Commonwealth Games as far back as 1978 at 17 years old, an age at which he held the group world record. In 1980, not yet 20 he finished eighth in the Olympic 1500m final.

medals record

Representing Great Britain
Olympic Games
Silver1984 Los Angeles1500 m
World Championships
Gold1983 Helsinki1500 m
European Championships
Gold1982 Athens1500 m
Gold1986 Stuttgart1500 m
Bronze1986 Stuttgart800 m
Commonwealth Games
Gold1982 Brisbane1500 m
Gold1986 Edinburgh1500 m
Gold1986 Edinburgh                                     800 m

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