Danny Crates

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Club:Thurrock
Gender:Male
Date of Birth:09/02/1973
Age Group:V40
Class:T46
County:Essex
Region:East
Nation:England
Lead Coach:Ayo Falola

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Major Championships Record
2004 Paralympics: Gold (T46 800m)
2000 Paralympics: bronze (T46 400m) semi-final (T46 200m)

Danny lost his right arm in a road accident in Australia 1994. He was a keen rugby player before his accident and continued to play rugby after, before switching to athletics.

Danny is a London 2012 Ambassador; and is a patron of Little Havens Children’s Hospice, Essex & vice-patron of the Helen Rollason Heal Cancer Charity. Danny was chosen by his ParalympicsGB team-mates to carry the union flag at the 2008 Beijing Games but had to withdraw from the competition due to ia calf njury two days later and therefore lost his chance to defend his title.

He is also a qualified scuba diving instructor and the Essex runner also works as a motivational speeaker and an after-dinner speaker.


Best known performances
EventPB20142013201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001
40050.851.950.8
8001:53.271:56.311:57.471:54.571:53.951:53.81:53.271:55.511:59.041:58.61
15004:12.64:12.64:13.24:20.44
Mar4:50:194:50:19

Performances Submit
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2014

2014 V40 Thurrock
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
Mar4:50:244:50:19210132840LondonVirgin London Marathon13 Apr 14
2009 V35 Thurrock/Woodford Green Essex Ladies
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
8001:56.3111BWatfordBMC Gold Standard Races29 Jul 09
8001:57.783Crystal PalaceAviva London Grand Prix25 Jul 09
8001:58.56i2h5BirminghamBirmingham Games31 Jan 09
8001:59.41ABasingstokeSouthern Men's League Division 21 Aug 09
8001:59.8241WoodfordWoodford Green Open4 Aug 09
8001:59.93BMilton KeynesBMC Gold Standard Races20 May 09
800DNF-SportcityParalympic World Cup24 May 09
15004:12.62ABasingstokeSouthern Men's League Division 21 Aug 09
2008 SEN Thurrock/Woodford Green Essex Ladies
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
8001:57.473DElthamBMC Regional Races20 Aug 08
8001:59.998GEtonBMC Nike Grand Prix Final9 Aug 08
2007 SEN Thurrock/Woodford Green Essex Ladies
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
40051.9GraysSouthern Men's League Div 2 (3) & 4N (2)23 Jun 07
8001:54.576AWatfordBMC Watford Gold Standard13 Jun 07
8001:54.693FWatfordBMC Nike Grand Prix30 Jun 07
8001:55.109AWatfordBMC Watford Gold Standard Races30 May 07
8001:55.764h1Crystal PalaceSouth of England Senior Championships16 Jun 07
8001:58.351SportcityVisa Paralympic World Cup12 May 07
8001:58.41HarrowSouthern Men's League Division 25 May 07
8001:58.42ElthamSouthern Men's League Division 219 May 07
2006 SEN Thurrock/Enfield & Haringey
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
8001:53.955BWatfordBMC Gold Standard Races26 Jul 06
8001:54.289h1SportcityNorwich Union European Trials inc AAA Champs15 Jul 06
8001:54.635CWatfordBMC Gold Standard Races23 Aug 06
8001:54.693DSportcityBMC/Nike Grand Prix Final12 Aug 06
8001:55.833ChelmsfordEssex County Championships13 May 06
8001:56.341HendonSouthern Men's League Division 229 Apr 06
8001:56.41ElthamBMC Regional Races28 Jun 06
8001:57.3411WatfordWatford Open Meeting19 Apr 06
15004:13.21ChelmsfordChelmsford Open Meeting15 Apr 06
2005 SEN Thurrock/Enfield & Haringey
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
40050.82PerivalePerivale30 Jul 05
8001:53.85ALondon (Cat)BMC10 Aug 05
8001:54.456h3SportcityAAA Championships9 Jul 05
8001:55.044CWatfordBMC27 Jul 05
8001:55.5912Crystal PalaceNorwich Union London Grand Prix22 Jul 05
8001:58.911HendonLONDON INTER-CLUB CHALLENGE MEETING30 Apr 05
8001:59.03htAshfordSOUTH OF ENGLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS Ashford, Kent18 Jun 05
8001:59.61GraysThurrock25 Jun 05
8002:00.182Manchester (SC)Paralympic World Cup15 May 05
2004 SEN Thurrock
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
8001:53.276h4SportcityAAA Championships10 Jul 04
8001:54.71BWatfordBMC23 Jun 04
8001:54.82WatfordWATFORD OPEN GRADED Watford1 Sep 04
8001:55.136s2Glasgow (S)SUNDAY MAIL SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIPS Scotstoun a=14, b=1514 Aug 04
8001:55.44BElthamBMC4 Aug 04
8001:55.5813La Jolla, USATriton Invitational24 Apr 04
8001:56.9072Azusa, USAAzusa Pacific Meet of Champions10 Apr 04
8001:57.891Athens, GREParalympics25 Sep 04
15004:20.4438 (Ov)Long Beach, USASpringco Long Beach State Invitational17 Apr 04
2003 SEN Thurrock
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
8001:55.513GWatfordBMC Grand Prix5 Jul 03
8001:55.886CWatfordBMC20 Aug 03
8001:56.561AWatfordWOPEN23 Jul 03
8001:57.206h1BedfordINTER-COUNTIES Champs, Bedford (a) = 25th; (b) = 26th26 May 03
8001:59.01BCambridgeD22 Aug 03
8002:00.12GraysThurrock31 May 03
8002:00.22i42BirminghamUKA Indoor GP Birmingham (Indoor)1 Feb 03
2002 SEN Thurrock
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
8001:59.041DWatfordBMC26 Jun 02
2001 SEN Thurrock
EventPerfPosVenueMeetingDate
8001:58.612DWatfordWATFORD OPEN GRADED MEETING25 Jul 01
8001:59.61GraysThurrock4 Aug 01
8001:59.65WatfordWATFORD OPEN GRADED MEETING5 Sep 01
Total Performances: 57
Please see the Submit section for details of how to notify us of any missing performances.

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UK Rankings
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400ALL2005360
800iV3520093
800iALL200990
800ALL2001497
800ALL2002513
800ALL2003235
800ALL2004130
800ALL2005152
800ALL2006158
800ALL2007187
800ALL2008410
800V3520085
800V3520095
800ALL20091
800iALL200989
800ALL2009337
1500ALL2009840
MarALL20142