Best of British #13 (Fatima Whitbread)

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Next up in our series covering our favourite British athletics stars, it is…

Fatima Whitbread

Britain’s first throws record holder, she has undoubtedly been our best female javelin thrower of all time.

fatima whitbread

Whilst Olympic gold may have eluded her, she medalled twice, whilst winning the World and European championships, as well as being the world record holder

See Fatima winning the 1986 European Championships below