Robert Ferrol

“I am proud to be an Ambassador because I want to help other people by sharing my own personal experiences so far in the sport. Plus, it’s a great opportunity for me to get more involved with the sport which I would very much like to do.”

Sport: Athletics

Represents: UKSA GB Team

Date of Birth: 08 May 2015

Based: Glasgow

Personal Best:
400m – 53.74 seconds
200m – 24.38 seconds
100m – 11.79 seconds

Glaswegian T20/F20 sprinter Robert is a multi-medallist at British, European and World Inas competitions, competing at 100m, 200m, 400m and relays.

In 2012, Robert won gold in the 4x200m (1.38.76) at the Inas World Indoor Championships in Manchester. He also claimed silver (3.45.67) in the 4x400m and 400m (56.23).

Robert started athletics at 12, when he was introduced to Red Star Athletics Club by a friend. He is now training and competing for Shettleston Harriers.

Robert was first selected for the UKSA GB Team in 2012 and has been in the Scottish National Team since 2006.

In 2014, Robert was selected for the UK Talent Development Programme. Robert was also one of 31 Scottish athletes to receive funding through the SSE supported ‘Next Generation’ athletes scheme.

Robert won gold in the 100m (11.70) and gold in the 400m (54.08) at the 2014 Mencap National Championships, just pipping Athlete Rep, Owen Miller who took silver (54.62).