Greg Rutherford

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Club:Marshall Milton Keynes
Gender:Male
Date of Birth:17/11/1986
Age Group:SEN
County:Buckinghamshire
Region:South East
Nation:England
Lead Coach:Jonas Tawiah-Dodoo

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Domestic Championships Record
2005 – AAA Indoor Championships bronze. AAA Indoor U20 Championships gold. AAA U20 Championships bronze. AAA Championships gold
2006 – AAA Championships gold
2008 – Olympic Trials gold
2010 – Aviva Indoor World Trials gold
2012 – Aviva Olympic Trials & UK Championships gold

Major Championships and International Record
2013 – IAAF World Championships 8th q. European Athletics Team Championships bronze
2012 – Olympic Games gold
2011 – IAAF World Championships 7th q
2010 – Commonwealth Games silver
2009 – European Indoor Championships 6th. IAAF World Championships 5th
2008 – Olympic Games 10th
2007 – World Championships 21st q
2006 – European Championships silver. Commonwealth Games 8th
2005 – European Junior Championships gold

Greg Rutherford made a sudden breakthrough in 2005, winning the AAA Championships at the tender age of 18, before winning the European Junior Championships in a national junior record of 8.14m and the following season, he threatened the national record, as the youngster defended his AAA title, jumping 8.26m at the age of 19, before winning a European silver medal in Gothenburg.

Rutherford looked destined to snatch the British record from Chris Tomlinson in 2007, but injury thwarted any chance of making a breakthrough on to the international stage, having missed the vast majority of the outdoor campaign, and was short of fitness at the World Championships in Osaka.

The Milton Keynes athlete returned to good form in 2008 and after winning the Olympic Trials with a leap of 8.20m, he was the third best qualifier at the Olympic Games, but disappointingly, made no impression in the final finishing in 10th place.

At the 2009 World Championships in Berlin he sailed out to a new UK Record of 8.30m and in the final he finished a creditable fifth. At the Great North City Games in Newcastle he again hit top form with an 8.17m performance, the same as he jumped in the World Championship final. 2010 saw his early season blighted by injury but he bounced back at the Commonwealth Games with a fine silver medal after an encouraging 10.26 victory over 100m at the Bupa Great North City Games in Gateshead. However, in 2012 his world would change forever with an Olympic gold medal in front of a partisan 80,000 spectators in London and at last his true potential was unleashed.

Before focusing on athletics, Rutherford was a very talented footballer and trialled with Aston Villa. His Great Grandfather was an English international between 1904-08. He lists his heroes as Bob Beamon, George Best and Lance Armstrong.

Best known performances
EventPB2014201320122011201020092008200720062005
606.68i6.68i6.80i
10010.2610.4410.7110.2610.4810.38
LJ8.518.518.228.358.27/8.32w8.228.308.207.968.268.14

Performances Submit
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

2014 SEN Marshall Milton Keynes
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
10010.440.48h2Hengelo, NEDFBK Games8 Jun 14
LJ8.511.71Chula Vista CA, USA2014 HP/OTC Series 125 Apr 14
LJ8.29-0.41Zürich, SUIEuropean Championships17 Aug 14
LJ8.241.12Hengelo, NEDFBK Games8 Jun 14
LJ8.20-0.71Hampden ParkCommonwealth Games30 Jul 14
LJ8.191.12Lausanne, SUIIAAF Diamond League3 Jul 14
LJ8.051.21qAHampden ParkCommonwealth Games29 Jul 14
LJ8.040.64BirminghamBritish Athletics Grand Prix24 Aug 14
LJ8.033qBZürich, SUIEuropean Championships15 Aug 14
LJ8.02-0.11ManchesterGreat City Games17 May 14
LJ8.00i3BirminghamBritish Athletics Grand Prix15 Feb 14
LJ7.990.62Braunschweig, GEREuropean Athletics Team Championships Super League21 Jun 14
2013 SEN Marshall Milton Keynes
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
LJ8.221.63Eugene OR, USADiamond League Prefontaine Classic31 May 13
LJ8.11-0.22BirminghamSainsbury's Grand Prix30 Jun 13
LJ8.100.61Melbourne, AUSQantas Melbourne IAAF World Challenge6 Apr 13
LJ8.08-1.03Shanghai, CHNDiamond League Shanghai Golden Grand Prix18 May 13
LJ8.02w2.63GatesheadEuropean Athletics Team Championships22 Jun 13
LJ7.99-1.11ManchesterGreat Manchester City Games25 May 13
LJ7.99-0.54Paris, FRADiamond League Meeting Areva6 Jul 13
LJ7.981.2-GatesheadEuropean Athletics Team Championships22 Jun 13
LJ7.890.01Perth, AUSPerth Track Classic16 Mar 13
LJ7.87-1.08Moscow, RUSIAAF World Championships14 Aug 13
2012 SEN Marshall Milton Keynes
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
LJ8.352.01Chula Vista CA, USAOTC Pre Olympic Series II3 May 12
LJ8.320.01Rome, ITASamsung Diamond League31 May 12
LJ8.31-0.41Olympic ParkOlympic Games4 Aug 12
LJ8.201.21Chula Vista CA, USAOTC Pre Olympic Series26 Apr 12
LJ8.17-1.11Rabat, MARMeeting International Mohammed VI d'Athlétisme27 May 12
LJ8.120.51BirminghamAviva Olympic Trials & UK Championships23 Jun 12
LJ8.080.03qAOlympic ParkOlympic Games3 Aug 12
LJ8.05-0.84IWalnut CA, USAMt SAC Relays21 Apr 12
LJ7.981.04Doha, QATSamsung Diamond League11 May 12
LJ7.891.42NewcastleGreat North City Games 201215 Sep 12
LJ7.880.43BirminghamSamsung Diamond League26 Aug 12
LJ7.81w3.78Madrid, ESPMeeting de Madrid7 Jul 12
2011 SEN Marshall Milton Keynes
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
10010.71-1.19ODWalnut CA, USAMt Sac Relays16 Apr 11
LJ8.32w2.11Eugene OR, USASamsung Diamond League4 Jun 11
LJ8.270.33Paris, FRASamsung Diamond League8 Jul 11
LJ8.20w2.41AMilton KeynesSouthern Athletics League Division 121 May 11
LJ8.190.83Crystal PalaceAviva London Grand Prix5 Aug 11
LJ8.180.43Hengelo, NEDFBK Games29 May 11
LJ8.090.42Lucerne, SUISpitzen Leichtathletik Luzern21 Jul 11
LJ8.031.5-Eugene OR, USASamsung Diamond League4 Jun 11
LJ8.001.47qBDaegu, KORIAAF World Championships1 Sep 11
LJ7.950.4-AMilton KeynesSouthern Athletics League Division 121 May 11
LJ7.890.66Oslo, NORSamsung Diamond League9 Jun 11
2010 SEN Marshall Milton Keynes/Woodford Green Essex Ladies
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
10010.261.01nsNewcastleBupa Great North City Games (Track)18 Sep 10
10010.47-0.214Bedford Bedford International Games15 Aug 10
10010.56-1.013Hilversum, NEDArena Games12 Sep 10
10010.62-0.811Hendon10 In 100 Cup Final (inc Jo Smith Cup)4 Sep 10
LJ8.220.42Delhi, INDCommonwealth Games9 Oct 10
LJ8.100.81Gothenburg, SWEFolksam Grand Prix10 Aug 10
LJ8.070.31Arzana, ITAMeeting Internazionale Terra Sarda7 Sep 10
LJ7.94i1SheffieldAviva World Trials & UK Championships13 Feb 10
LJ7.92w2.51La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUIRésisprint International4 Jul 10
LJ7.82i2Vienna, AUTVienna Indoor Classic2 Feb 10
LJ7.810.51Hilversum, NEDArena Games12 Sep 10
LJ7.80i5qADoha, QATIAAF World Indoor Championships12 Mar 10
LJ7.782NewcastleBupa Great North City Games (Track)18 Sep 10
LJ7.74-0.72qADelhi, INDCommonwealth Games8 Oct 10
LJ7.70-0.37GatesheadAviva British Grand Prix10 Jul 10
LJ7.670.6-La Chaux-de-Fonds, SUIRésisprint International4 Jul 10
LJ7.391.34BedfordCAU Inter Counties Championships31 May 10
2009 SEN Marshall Milton Keynes/Shaftesbury Barnet
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
606.68i4h2BirminghamAviva Indoor Grand Prix21 Feb 09
606.69i1r2.1EtonWindsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow AC Winter Series7 Feb 09
606.71i1r1.1EtonWindsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow AC Winter Series7 Feb 09
606.73i8BirminghamAviva Indoor Grand Prix21 Feb 09
10010.480.91BDon ValleyBritish Athletics League Premiership7 Jun 09
LJ8.30-0.51qBBerlin, GERIAAF World Championships20 Aug 09
LJ8.170.75Berlin, GERIAAF World Championships22 Aug 09
LJ8.171.61Gateshead QuaysGreat North City Games (Track)19 Sep 09
LJ8.061.43Crystal PalaceAviva London Grand Prix25 Jul 09
LJ8.00i6Turin, ITAEuropean Athletics Indoor Championships8 Mar 09
LJ7.99i3QATurin, ITAEuropean Athletics Indoor Championships7 Mar 09
LJ7.98-0.41Sollentuna, SWEFolksam Grand Prix25 Jun 09
LJ7.941.05Villeneuve-d'ascq, FRAMeeting Lille Metropole30 Jun 09
LJ7.91i3GlasgowAviva International Match31 Jan 09
LJ7.88w2.21AManchesterBritish Athletics League Premiership4 Jul 09
LJ7.850.9-ASportcityBritish Athletics League Premiership4 Jul 09
LJ7.801.76GatesheadAviva British Grand Prix31 Aug 09
2008 U23 Marshall Milton Keynes/Shaftesbury Barnet
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
LJ8.202.01BirminghamAviva National Championships inc Olympic Trials12 Jul 08
LJ8.160.21Crystal PalaceAviva London Grand Prix26 Jul 08
LJ8.16-0.13Q1Beijing, CHNOlympic Games16 Aug 08
LJ8.04-0.91Zaragoza, ESPReunion Internacional Gobierno De Aragon31 May 08
LJ7.84-0.110Beijing, CHNOlympic Games18 Aug 08
LJ7.820.94Prague, CZEJosef Odložil Memorial16 Jun 08
LJ7.710.52GatesheadAviva Grand Prix31 Aug 08
2007 U23 Marshall Milton Keynes/Shaftesbury Barnet
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
LJ7.96-0.23Tallinn, ESTTallinn, EST22 Jul 07
LJ7.771.111QBOsaka, JPNIAAF World Championships29 Aug 07
2006 U23 Marshall Milton Keynes/Shaftesbury Barnet
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
LJ8.262.01SportcityNorwich Union European Trials inc AAA Champs15 Jul 06
LJ8.131.02Gothenburg, SWEEuropean Championships8 Aug 06
LJ8.090.91Crystal PalaceSouthern Senior & U20 Championships17 Jun 06
LJ8.071.04QGothenburg, SWEEC7 Aug 06
LJ8.061.52Melbourne, AUSTelstra Grand Prix9 Mar 06
LJ8.00w2.13Salamanca, SPAGran Premio Internacional Atletismo Diputación de Salamanca5 Jul 06
LJ7.960.42BirminghamNorwich Union International20 Aug 06
LJ7.911.85Helsinki, FINGE Money Grand Prix26 Jul 06
LJ7.85-0.18Melbourne, AUSCommonwealth Games22 Mar 06
LJ7.83w2.23QBMelbourne, AUSCommonwealth Games21 Mar 06
LJ7.82i1Fana, NORFana, NOR4 Feb 06
LJ7.741.71Q1Crystal PalaceSouthern Senior & U20 Championships17 Jun 06
LJ5.981.49Malaga, SPAEuropean Cup28 Jun 06
2005 U20 Marshall Milton Keynes/Shaftesbury Barnet
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
606.80i2s2Birmingham19 Feb 05
606.89i21BirminghamMIDLAND COUNTIES OPEN NIA, Birmingham5 Feb 05
10010.380.61Mannheim, GER18 Jun 05
10010.380.33s1BedfordAAA U23U20 Champs2 Jul 05
10010.391.63s2SportcityAAA Championships9 Jul 05
10010.431.11h5Mannheim, GER18 Jun 05
10010.441.16BedfordAAA U23U20 Champs2 Jul 05
10010.50-0.53h6SportcityAAA Championships9 Jul 05
10010.57-0.92h6BedfordAAA U23U20 Champs2 Jul 05
10010.59-1.07SportcityAAA Championships9 Jul 05
10011.2-5.62Milton KeynesBuckinghamshire County Championships14 May 05
LJ8.140.01Kaunas, LTUEJ22 Jul 05
LJ7.99w3.71Milton KeynesBuckinghamshire County Championships14 May 05
LJ7.900.51Mannheim, GER19 Jun 05
LJ7.791SportcityAAA Championships9 Jul 05
LJ7.741.2QKaunas, LTU21 Jul 05
LJ7.64i3SheffieldAAA Indoor Champs13 Feb 05
LJ7.631.15Glasgow (S)GB vs USA cs Rus5 Jun 05
LJ7.60i1BirminghamAAA-2019 Feb 05
LJ7.510.7-Milton KeynesBuckinghamshire County Championships14 May 05
LJ7.363LoughboroughLoughborough22 May 05
LJ7.313BedfordAAA U23U20 Champs2 Jul 05
Total Performances: 123
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UK Rankings
EventAGYearRank
60iALL200518
60iU2020054
60iALL20096
60ALL200518
60U2020054
60ALL20096
60ALLAT49
60iALLAT49
100U2020056
100ALL200516
100ALL200926
100ALL201010
100ALL201173
100ALL201426
100U20AT26
100ALLAT51
LJiU2020051
LJiALL20053
LJiALL20063
LJiU2320061
LJiALL20091
LJiALL20102
LJiALL20141
LJU2020051
LJALL20051
LJALL20061
LJU2320061
LJU2320071
LJALL20073
LJU2320081
LJALL20081
LJALL20091
LJALL20102
LJALL20112
LJALL20121
LJALL20131
LJALL20141
LJU23AT2
LJU20AT1
LJiALLAT6
LJiU20AT2
LJALLAT1
LJiU23AT4