JASON GARDENER MBE
Jason is currently the President of UKA having been elected at the AGM in December 2015. Born in Bath, Somerset started his career at the World Junior Championships in 1994, where he was placed second in the individual 100m and bettered this to take his first gold medal as part of the 4x100m relay team. In 1999 he took bronze at the World indoors in the 60m, breaking the British record, and later that year saw him run 9.98s breaking the 10 second barrier for the first time in the 100m. He was also part of the national record breaking 4x100m relay team along with Darren Campbell, Marlon Devonish, and Dwain Chambers that they set in Seville, Spain running 37.73 seconds.
Jason competed for City of Bath AC and Wessex and Bath AC during his career.
In 2005 he was awarded the MBE.
BSC Hons Media & Sociology at Bath Spa University (2003)
Co-Owner of Team Super Schools
Sports Consultant for Youth Sports Trust, Red Bull and United Learning Trust. UKA Representative on the London Marathon Charitable Trust.
Occasional athletics presenter for Eurosport, Channel Four & BBC
Olympic Champion 4x100m 2004
World Champion Indoor 60m 2004
European Champion Indoor 60m 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007
Commonwealth Games Champion 4x100m 2002
GB Athletics Men's Team Captain and England Men's Team Captain Commonwealth Games 2002