Andy Ashurst

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Andrew "Andy" John Ashurst (born 2 January 1965) is a British former pole vaulter who competed in the 1988 Summer Olympics. He won the gold medal at the 1986 Commonwealth Games.

Andy attended Sale Boys' Grammar School.[1]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Great Britain and  England
1986 Commonwealth Games Edinburgh, United Kingdom 1st 5.30 m
European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany NM
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea NM
1989 World Cup Barcelona, Spain 7th 5.40 m
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 10th 5.20 m
Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand NM
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 12th 5.40 m
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 6th 5.20 m


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Andy Ashurst". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 May 2012.