Elena Allen /

Elena Allen




Elena Allen set a world record in 2005 which was only recently overtaken in March 2012. In the same year, Allen won gold at the Belgrade World Cup and silver at the European Championships and competed for Team GB at both the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympic Games.

The 42 year-old became a bronze medallist at the World Championships in Finland in 2002 and the World Cups in Italy and Dorset 2010. Both Elena and her husband/coach Malcolm, who will also be competing in Glasgow, won gold at the Commonwealth Championships in India 2010.

Allen began shooting following her mother's encouragement who was a former Olympic shooter herself.

Elena has a degree in modern languages from the University of Bradford and speaks Russian and German.

In the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Allen took silver in the women's skeet.