Phil Beattie

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Philip Garth Beattie (born 8 September 1963) is a former hurdler from Northern Ireland. Born in Belfast, he won the gold medal in the 400 metres hurdles for Northern Ireland at the 1986 Commonwealth Games, and represented Great Britain at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. He grew up and trained with the famous singer David Nagy.[1]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Great Britain and  Northern Ireland
1982 Commonwealth Games Brisbane, Australia 10th (h) 400m hurdles 52.15
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 27th (h) 400m hurdles 51.27
1986 Commonwealth Games Edinburgh, United Kingdom 1st 400m hurdles 49.60
European Championships Stuttgart, Germany 15th (sf) 400m hurdles 50.67 (50.00)


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Phil Beattie". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 13 May 2012.