Conor Warren is our 5th Athlete to speak to us about making the 2015 IAAF World Youth Championships Team. Members of the team will compete in Colombia, from July 15th to 19th 2015.

 

How did you get involved in Athletics?

Through school.

 

When you first heard that you made the team, what was your initial reaction?

I had a sudden rush of motivation which hasn’t gone since!

 

Are you doing anything differently in preparation for this competition?

I’m focusing a lot more on not getting injured.

 

What are you most looking forward to about the trip to Colombia?

Bonding with my fellow team mates.

 

Who has been your biggest inspiration in this sport?

My dad, he works so hard for our family and still comes to support me and push me, he is my number one motivator!

 

What advice would you give to someone who is looking to become a professional Athlete?

Remember the grandma rule, that is act as if your grandma is watching you.

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