Biography:

Creighton Connolly had been a cross-country runner before his coach strongly encouraged him to try race walking. A multi-medallist at the Canadian championships, he finished third in the 20km race walk in 2011 and third in the 10km race walk in 2012. He has competed at three editions of the IAAF World Race Walking Cup.

PERSONAL

Outside Interests: Pursuing PhD at The University of Manchester (Marie Curie Research Fellow in the Department of Geography)… Earned Masters of Geography from Memorial University in 2012… Earned Honours Bachelor of Arts in Geography at the University of British Columbia in 2010…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL INTERESTS

IAAF WCup: 2014 – DQ (20km race walk); 2012 – 80th (20km race walk); 2010 – 65th (20km race walk)