Rising Star Danielle Iyekekpolo

Danielle has been a member of Team Hounslow AC for 3 years now, competing in many junior and schools athletics competitions.

Danielle has won several gold and silver medals, at the Minithon Games with medal presented by former Olympics champion; Christine Ohurougu and current European indoor champion Asha Phillip (pictured below)

Whilst in primary school, Danielle won several Hounslow Borough competitions.

Danielle’s most recent competition was on the 8th of December at Lee Valley, where she broke her personal best in 200m (finished 29.26 secs) and 60m (finished 8.71 seconds). 

Now a second year under 13 athlete, Danielle is keen to show off her athletics talents over her prefer events – 60m/75m, 100m, 150m and 200m. 

Danielle trains twice a week and is part of the Speed Development group, based in Osterley, run by former team GB athlete Jonathan Barbour.

Danielle aspires to run for Team GB when she older.  

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