Steve Walsh
Personal information
Full nameStephen Craig Walsh
Born (1960-12-17) 17 December 1960 (age 61)
Dunedin, New Zealand
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight72 kg (159 lb)[1]
Spouse(s)
Vivien Binney
(m. 1993)
Sport
CountryNew Zealand
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Long jump
Achievements and titles
National finalsLong jump champion (1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986)
Medal record

Stephen Craig Walsh (born 17 December 1960) is a retired male long jumper from New Zealand. He competed in the 1982 Commonwealth Games winning bronze, and in 1984 Summer Olympic Games.[2] He won the New Zealand national men's long jump title in seven consecutive years, from 1980 to 1986.[3]

Walsh was born in Dunedin on 17 December 1960,[2][4] and educated at Otago Boys' High School.[5] He went on to study at Auckland Technical Institute from 1981 to 1983, gaining a Diploma of Physiotherapy, and the University of Otago from 1987 to 1991, graduating MB ChB.[5] Between 1984 and 1986, he worked as a physiotherapist at Dunedin Public Hospital, and after completing his medical studies he worked in general practice.[5] In 1993, Walsh married Vivien Binney.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b Steve Walsh at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com (archived)
  2. ^ a b Stephen Walsh at the New Zealand Olympic Committee
  3. ^ Hollings, Stephen (December 2016). "National champions 1887–2016" (PDF). Athletics New Zealand. p. 40. Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  4. ^ Stephen Walsh at the International Olympic Committee
  5. ^ a b c d Taylor, Alister, ed. (2001). New Zealand Who's Who Aotearoa 2001. Auckland: Alister Taylor Publishers. p. 916. ISSN 1172-9813.