Sport/Event: Athletics, 100m & 200m
Date and place of Birth: 1 May 1991, Trowbridge, England
Coached by: Dan Cossins
University of Bath-based Danny Talbot has rapidly established a reputation as one of Britain’s most talented young sprinters.
Coached by Dan Cossins, he won individual 200m silver at the 2013 European Under-23 Championships in Finland and helped the GB 4 x 100m quartet to relay gold.
Two years earlier he had just missed out on an individual medal at the same championships in Ostrava, the Czech Republic, finishing fourth, where he was part of Britain’s silver medal winning 4 x 100m relay team.
He was selected to make his Olympic debut at London 2012, but the 4 x 100 relay team were disqualified in the heats.
Selected to represent England at Glasgow Commonwealth Games, 2014
Silver – 200m, European U23 Championships , Tampere, Finland, July 2013
Selected to represent TeamGB at the London Olympic Games, 2012
Bronze – 200m, European Championships , Helsinki, Finland, June 2012
Silver – 4x100m relay, European U23 Championships, Ostrava, Czech Republic, July 2011