19 Facts About Andrew Pozzi


Andrew William Pozzi was born on 15 May 1992 and is a British hurdling athlete.


Andrew Pozzi was the 2018 indoor World Champion at 60 metres hurdles.


Andrew Pozzi was the 2012 UK 60m and 110m Champion and holds the record for the fastest ever time run by a UK junior hurdler.


On 26 November 2011, Andrew Pozzi won "Outstanding Athlete of the Year" at the UK Athletics Awards.


Andrew Pozzi was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire on 15 May 1992.


Andrew Pozzi attended St Gregory's Catholic Primary School in Stratford and later St Benedict's High School in neighbouring town Alcester.


Andrew Pozzi begun his career competing for Stratford AC, of which he is still a first-claim member.


Andrew Pozzi currently holds the record for the fastest ever time run by a UK junior hurdler, setting the record at the Bauhaus Junior Gala in Manheim, Germany, on 3 July 2011.


Andrew Pozzi won a Silver medal at the 2011 European Junior Athletics Championships in Tallinn, Estonia with a time of 13.57s and immediately began focusing on making the transition from junior events to senior competitions.


Andrew Pozzi started life as a senior athlete well, winning his first 7 races and clocking a new personal best of 7.62 over 60m hurdles at the Birmingham Games.


Andrew Pozzi performed well, finishing 7th in the final after automatically qualifying by coming 3rd in his heat with a time of 7.62.


Andrew Pozzi was selected to represent Great Britain at the 2012 World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, his first senior International representation.


Andrew Pozzi was the only British male sprint hurdler selected.


Andrew Pozzi surpassed expectations by winning his heat, beating Liu Xiang in the process, with a new personal best of 7.61s which made him fastest qualifier.


Andrew Pozzi continued to impress by finishing second in the semi-finals with another personal best of 7.56s making him the second fastest British 19-year-old ever, just 0.01s behind Colin Jackson's record.


Andrew Pozzi finished 4th in the final with a time of 7.58s.


On 7 May 2012, Andrew Pozzi won gold at the BUCS championships at the Olympic Stadium, London.


Andrew Pozzi went on to win in the final with an even better time of 13.35s, making him the fastest European 19-year-old over 110m hurdles of all time.


Andrew Pozzi was selected to compete for Team GB after winning the British Olympic Trials on 24 June 2012.