Richard Kilty

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Birthday
2, 1989
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
2, 1989 (age 29)
Birthplace
England

About

Sprinter nickname The Teesside Tornado who took home gold in the 60 meters at the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships. He won European titles in 2014, 2015 and 2017.

Before Fame

At age 12, he broke the U.K. record in the 60 meters for his age bracket. 

Trivia

He is notable for his nearly unprecedented reaction times. He has routinely started races around 0.130 seconds after the starter's gun, several hundredths of a second faster than his competitors.

Family Life

He married Lithuanian triple jumper Dovilė Dzindzaletaitė. He has a son. 

Associated With

He competed against Dwain Chambers at the 2014 British Indoor Championships.