Sally Peake /

Sally  Peake

Sport

Athletics

Biography

A former Welsh junior triple jump champion and senior long jumper, Sally turned her hand to the pole vault in 2009 and has since become Wales' leading performer.

Coached by Wales' National Performance Coach, Scott Simpson, her indoor record of 4.42 metres ranks her fifth on the UK all-time list. Her best outdoor mark of 4.35 metres, set while finishing fourth at the World University Games in 2011, also ranks her fifth best in the UK outdoors. She competed at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, where she finished 9th with 3.95 metres.

She was the silver medallist in the pole vault at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.