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Sebastian Newbold Coe

athlete

Sebastian Newbold COE, British Member of Parliament. Gold Medal, 1500m, Moscow Olympics, 1980; Silver Medal, 800m, Moscow, 1980; World Record Holder. 800m, 1000m, mile, 1981; Gold Medal, 1500m, Los Angeles Olympics, 1984; Silver Medal, 800m, Los Angeles, 1984; Honorary DTech, Loughborough University, 1985; European Champion, 800m, Stuttgart, 1986.

Background

COE, Sebastian Newbold was born on September 29, 1956. Parents: Peter Coe and Angela Coe.

Education

Loughborough University, B.Sc (Hons), economics and social history.

Career

Member of Parliament, Falmouth and Cambóme, since 1992. Member, employment, foreign, environment, industrial select cttee.s. Co-author, government, report on misuse of drugs in sport.

Research assistent, Loughborough University, 1981-1984. Member. Sports Council, 1986-1989. Vice-chairman. since 1986.

Chairman, Olympic Review Group, Sports Council, 1983-1989. Member. Health Education Authority, 1988-1992. Chairman, Di Adora Ltd., since 1986.

Works

  • Running Free, 1981. Running for Fitness, 1983. The Olympians, 1984.More than a Game, 1992.

Membership

Member. Health Education Authority, since 1987. Member, Medical Commission Olympic Committee, since 1987. Assoc, member. Académie des Sports, France.

Member. Athletes Commission International Olympic Committee, Lausanne, and medical commission. Clubs: East India Club. Sportsman’s Club.

  • Member. Health Education Authority, since 1987. Member, Medical Commission Olympic Committee, since 1987. Assoc, member. Académie des Sports, France. Member. Athletes Commission International Olympic Committee, Lausanne, and medical commission. Clubs: East India Club. Sportsman’s Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, music (jazz), avoiding all strenuous activity away from the track.

Connections

Spouse Nicola Susan (née Elliott), 1990. Children: Madeline Rose.

father:
Peter Coe

mother:
Angela Coe

spouse:
Nicola Mclrvine