Richard Yates

18 June 2014

Sport/event: Athletics, 400m hurdles

Date of Birth: 26 January 1986

Coached by: Malcolm Arnold


Richard already has one Commonwealth Games under his belt.

He was selected to represent England at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi and won a bronze medal in the 4×400 metre relay and finished fifth in the 400m hurdles.

Richard studied Law at University of Leeds and graduated in 2007. He completed his Legal Practice Course at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2011 and is now a qualified solicitor specialising in Sports Law and Commercial Disputes.

Career highlights:

Bronze – 4x400m relay, Commonwealth Games, Delhi, India, 2010
5th – 400m hurdles, Commonwealth Games, Delhi, India, 2010
Selected to represent England at Delhi Commonwealth Games, 2010

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