Represents: Great Britain – Athletics
Date of Birth: 01 Nov 1991
Personal Best: 4.02.63 in the 1500m
Owen was born in Dunfermline and started athletics at 14. He started running at High School after Woodmill mixed the mainstream pupils with the ASN pupils on sports day.
Owen said: “I didn’t know what I was doing or how it would turn out but I ended up beating the Scottish champion. My teacher noticed potential in me and that’s where it all started.”
Owen was proud to carry the Olympic Torch in 2012 through Pembrokeshire, Wales. In the lead up to the Games, he achieved his 1500m personal best of 4.02.63 at Olympic Stadium, London.