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Biography

YELLING Elizabeth

Nationality England Flag ENG England
Birth Date 05/12/1974
Gender Women
Height (m / in) 1.74/5'8''
Weight (kg / lbs) 58/128
Events Inscribed   Athletics Women's Marathon
Medals Won BRONZE Medal BRONZE -  Women's Marathon

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
19 Mar
9:30
MCG Women's Marathon
Final- Final
England Flag ENG  - YELLING Elizabeth (3) 2:32:19 Completed

Place Of Birth Welwyn Garden City, England
Residence Loughborough, England
Marital Status Married (Martin Yelling, the 2002 British duathlon champion)
Occupation Liz left her job as a part-time maths/PE teacher to become a full-time athlete in December 2001.
International Debut 1995 (10th in the XC4km, European Cross Country)
Coach Alec & Rosemary Stanton
Club Bedford & County AC
Recent Results 5th in the 10kmR - 34:25 (AAA 10k Road Championships, Bishop, Auckland, New Zealand, 21-Aug-2005)

14th in the Marathon - 2:37:42 (London Marathon, London, England, 17-Apr-2005)
Commonwealth
Games History
Manchester 2002
4th in the 10,000m (31:58.39)
Olympic
Games History
Athens 2004
25th in the Marathon (2:30:58)
Injuries Liz had some viral problems in 2003, and then an achilles injury.
Other Personal Best:
800m - 2:09.72 (Watford, England, 06-Sep-2000)
1500m - 4:15.01 (Birmingham, England, 14-Jul-2001)
3km - 8:57.3 mixed (Watford, England, 25-Jul-2001)
3km - 9:15.25 (Swindon, England, 24-Jun-1998)
5000m - 15:38.86 (London, England, 30-Jul-2004)
5MR - 26:09 (Ruislip, England, 05-Mar-2000)
10,000m - 31:58.39 (Manchester, England, 30-Jul-2002)
10kmR - 33:10 (Bradford, England, 10-Sep-2000)
10MR - 53:00 (London, England, 18-Apr-2004)
Half Marathon - 70:00 (London, England, 18-Apr-2004)

Season's Best:
1st in the Half Marathon - 75:55 (Wellington, New Zealand, 23-Jan-2005)
Marathon - 2:32.19 (Melbourne, Australia, 19-March-06)

Liz had to withdraw from the British marathon team for the 2005 World Championships.

Liz is married to duathlete and 3000m Steeplechase runner Martin Yelling whose sister Hayley is also part of the England team.

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