Thompson, Daley (Part 4 of 4). An Oral History of British Athletics

  • Add a note
    Log in to add a note at the bottom of this page.
  • All notes
  • My notes
  • Hide notes
Please click to leave a note

The British Library Board acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors to this recording and the rights of those not identified.
Legal and ethical usage »

Tags (top 25):
(No tags found for this item)
  • Type


  • Duration


  • Shelf mark


  • Subjects

    Athletics: multi-events

  • Recording date


  • Recording locations


  • Interviewees

    Thompson, Daley, 1958- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Cutler, Rachel (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 4: Discusses personal character traits - like mother and father - affected by schooling - self belief - no feeling of failure. Post athletics - football - Mansfield Town. Club structure in athletics. History of his coaches - Bruce/ Frank Dick/ - relationship between coach and athlete -training at Haringey. Ron Pickering - his philosophy of athletics. Children and sport. Life post career - no interest in administration or Coaching and teaching sports. Looking back 'I had a bloody good time'. End of interview.

  • Description

    Interview with decathlete Daley Thompson

  • Metadata record:

    View full metadata for this item