Steve Crabb
Personal information
NationalityBritish
English
Born (1963-11-30) 30 November 1963 (age 58)
Edmonton, London
Sport
SportTrack
Event(s)1500 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)800 metres: 1:45.69[1][2]

1500 metres: 3:33.34 [1][2]
Mile: 3:51.76 [1][2]

3000 metres: 7:52.98 [1][2]

Stephen Paul "Steve" Crabb (born 30 November 1963) is a former middle-distance runner from England. He ran competitively in the 1980s and 1990s for the London athletic club Enfield Harriers.[3] He ran the 1500 metres at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul and the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona.

Major Competitions

Crabb was selected to run in the 1987 World Championships 1500 metres with Steve Cram and Adrian Passey.

The following year Crabb qualified to run in the 1988 Olympic 1500 metres with Peter Elliott and Steve Cram ahead of then Olympic champion Sebastian Coe.[4]

Crabb returned to the Olympic games to run in the 1992 Olympic 1500 metres. Also representing Great Britain were Kevin McKay and Matthew Yates.

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Great Britain
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 19th (sf) 1500 m 3:42.12 (3:38.11 heat)
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 15th (sf) 1500 m 3:39.55 (3:42.12 heat)
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 22nd (h) 1500 m 3:41.00
(#) Indicates overall position in qualifying heats (h) or semifinal round (sf)

Personal Bests

Distance Time Date Place
800 metres 1:45.69 17 August 1988 Zurich
1000 metres 2:17.75 5 August 1987 Oslo
1500 metres 3:33.34 4 July 1987 Oslo
Mile run 3:51.76 14 August 1987 London
3000 metres 7:52.98 18 May 1991 Paris

References

  1. ^ a b c d e All-Athletics. "Profile of Steve Crabb".
  2. ^ a b c d e Power of 10. "Athlete Profile, Steve Crabb".
  3. ^ Enfield & Haringey Athletic Club. "Memorable Athletes, Steve Crabb".
  4. ^ "'There was real controversy, Wogan wanted me on' - Elliott". BBC Sport.