Kim Wall
Former GB International Athlete- 400m and 4x400m relay
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Kim Wall is a former Team GB athlete who has competed at Commonwealth, World and European level.

Kim’s passion for sport began at an early age in her home county of Essex where she figure skated and played basketball. She developed a passion for running aged 10 and went on to represent Great Britain Juniors at the notably young age of 15.

She has been a member of Basildon Athletics Club since the age of 14 where she was coached by Vespa Ellis.

Kim went to the University of Loughborough in 2001 and graduated with a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science and then with a Masters in Finance and Management. While studying at university her coach was Nick Dakin.

After just missing out on the Olympics in 2008 she relocated to West London to be coached by UKA National Sprints Coach Tony Lester.

Kim has won medals at national and international level. She has competed in major championships including the Commonwealth Games, European and World Championships.

One of her biggest early achievements came in 2000 when she won unexpected gold in the 4x400m relay at the World Junior Championships, Chile. Her teammates included Jenny Meadows, Helen Thieme and Lisa Millar. Kim was also a member of the 4x100m relay that won silver at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, Melbourne, Australia.

As of June 2012, Kim has retired from international competition. In her free time she does sports modeling through wathletic.com and visits schools where she gives motivational speeches and coaches children.