Martyn Rooney
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Martyn Rooney


Star Sign: Aries
Date of Birth: 3 April 1987
Born: Croydon
Lives: Loughborough
Event: 400m
Coach: Nick Dakin
Aims for Next 3 Years: To break the European 400m Record
Achievements & Honours
2005 European Junior Silver (400m) and Gold (4x400m)
2005 World Championships 4th (4x400m)
2006 Commonwealth Games 5th (400m), 4th(4x400m)
2006 World Junior Championships Bronze(400m)and Bronze(4x400m)
2007 World Championships 6th (4x400m)
2008 European Cup 1st place (400m)
2008 Olympic Games 6th(400m)
2008 Olympic Games Bronze(4x400m)
2009 World Championships Silver (4x400m)
2010 European Championships Bronze (400m) and Silver(4x400m)
2012 London Olympian
2014 European Championships Gold (400m) and Gold (4x400m)

British Junior Record holder (400m) set at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, Melbourne
Interesting Facts  
My Heroes: Hard working people who have to make sacrifices along the way
What Drives Me: The thought of being the best athlete in the world
Likes: Winning, Italian food, Movies, Play Station
Dislikes: Cold Weather, Losing, Fish, Smoking
Favourite TV Shows: Top Gear, Boardwalk Empire, House, Chowder
Favourite Films: Kick Ass, Bourne, The Dark Knight, Superbad
How I got started?: Encouraged by Primary School teacher after winning a School Cross Country race
Closest Friend: Kate (girlfriend) and my family
Web Sites: www.martynrooney.com