Eilish McColgan was born on 25 November 1990 in Dundee, Scotland. She is a middle and longer runner from Scotland.
She holds silver and bronze medals from the European championships in 2018 and 2017 respectively.
McColgan is the current Commonwealth games 10000m champion; she won it at Birmingham 2022. She holds the European and British records in the 10 km road race and the 5000m, 5 km, and half marathon respectively.
She attended the High School of Dundee and studied mathematics and accountancy at the University of Dundee.
At the junior level, she won a silver medal at the Scottish Schools Championships in the 1500 meters and won a bronze medal at the International Under-17s Schools Championship.
At the 2016 Olympics in Rio, she reached the final of the women’s 5000 meters.
She is coached by her mother Liz McColgan.
Eilish McColgan Siblings: Orla McColgan, Kieran McColgan, Martin McColgan, Eamonn McColgan
Orla McColgan, Kieran McColgan, Martin McColgan, and Eamonn McColgan are the siblings of Eilish McColgan.
Eilish is the oldest of the McColgan siblings who were all born to Peter and Liz McColgan.
Orla was born in 2005 while Martin was born in November 1999 and Eammon was born on 15 January 2001.
Unfortunately, there is not much information about Eilish’s siblings at the moment.