Ruth Partridge
Personal information
NationalityEnglish
Born (1960-06-19) 19 June 1960 (age 61)
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sport
SportAthletics

Ruth-Pauline Partridge (née Smeeth; born 19 June 1960) is a female retired English long-distance runner.

Athletics career

She finished 19th at the 1980 World Cross Country Championships, also winning a silver medal in the team competition. She finished 24th at the 1982 World Cross Country Championships, also winning a bronze medal in the team competition. She finished 15th at the 1984 World Cross Country Championships, also winning a silver medal in the team competition. She finished 20th at the 1986 World Cross Country Championships, also winning a gold medal in the team competition.[1][2]

She represented England in the 3,000 metres event, at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.[3] and also represented England eight years later, at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland, New Zealand.[4][5] At the 1990 Commonwealth Games Partridge finished sixth in the 3000 metres.

Her daughter is Current British Athlete Lily Partridge

References

  1. ^ Ruth Smeeth at World Athletics
  2. ^ Ruth Partridge at World Athletics
  3. ^ "1982 Athletes". Team England.
  4. ^ "1990 Athletes". Team England.
  5. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.