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Thomas (Tom) McKean


1963 -

Athlete. Born in Bellshill (North Lanarkshire). McKean's success came in the 800m, winning the European Cup (1985, 1987 and 1989), World Cup (1989) and European Championships (1990). He gained two silver medals in the 1986 Commonwealth Games, held in Edinburgh, for the 800m and the 4x100m relay, and was also second in the 800m at the European Championship in the same year. However McKean's record was somewhat inconsistent often losing races which he should have won.


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