Anthony Whiteman

Anthony Whiteman
Personal information
National team United Kingdom
Born (1971-11-13) 13 November 1971 (age 51)
ClubShaftesbury Barnet Harriers
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)800m 1:45.81 (Crystal Palace 2000)
1500 m 3:32.34 (Monaco 1997)

Anthony William Whiteman (born 13 November 1971) is a male British former middle distance runner who competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics and in the 2000 Summer Olympics.[1]

Athletics career

Following the 1996 Summer Olympics he won the 1997 World University Games 1500 metres. He represented England and won a bronze medal in the 1,500 metres event, at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[2][3]

A second appearance at the Olympic Games ensued when he ran in the heats of the 1500 and two years later he competed in the 1500 metres once again, at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.[4]

Now a master (over 40), he currently has the world record in that age group for 800 metres[5] and pending records for the mile and 1500 metres. He has run 3:32.24 for 1500m and has a best mile time of 3:51.90.

He is a member of the Shaftesbury Barnet club. [6]

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Great Britain and  England
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 11th 1500 m 3:47.50
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 2nd 1500 m 3:44.78
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 17th (sf) 1500 m 3:36.11
1997 Universiade Catania, Italy 1st 1500 m 3:43.57
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 4th 1500 m 3:42.27
Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 3rd 1500 m 3:40.70
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 1500 m DNF
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 7th (sf) 1500 m 3:36.77
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 4th 1500 m 3:38.04
European Championships Munich, Germany 26th (h) 800 m 1:50.60
9th 1500 m 3:47.10


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Anthony Whiteman". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 16 May 2012.
  2. ^ "1998 Athletes". Team England.
  3. ^ "England team in 1998". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  4. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  5. ^ "European-leading mark for German long jumper Moguenara, world vets 800m record for Whiteman". Archived from the original on 27 May 2012. Retrieved 2012-05-24.
  6. ^ "Athlete profile". British Athletics.