The Physical Performance Show: (LIVE AUDIENCE): Michael Shelley – Dual Commonwealth Games Marathon Champion (2014, 2018) & Olympian
Episode 341 of The Physical Performance Show is a Featured Performer (LIVE AUDIENCE) Edition featuring Michael Shelley, Dual Commonwealth Games Marathon Champion (2014, 2018) & Olympian.
Michael has been a dual Australian Olympic Marathon Representative at the London Olympic Games in 2012 and at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016 and a 3x Commonwealth Games marathon medalist. He won silver at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games running his 2nd ever marathon. Fast forward 4 years to 2014 at Glasgow, Michael became the Commonwealth Games marathon champion and in 2018 at the Gold Coast he defended his Commonwealth Games title to be a coveted dual Commonwealth Games marathon champion. +
Michael boasted career bests across his running career of 2:11:5 in the marathon, 1:01:27 for the half marathon, 27:59 across 10,000m and 13:38 across 5,000m, he started his career middle distance with a 3:39 across the 1500m.
To listen to Episode 341:
Listen in as we delve into the following:
- Michael’s bio, where it all started
- 2010 Dehli Commonwealth Games
- 2012 London Olympic Games
- Training Workload
- Michael’s Therapy Team
- Commonwealth Games 2018
- When he knew it was time to retire
- Fondest race recollection