MTC, 20 years on the podium

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  • Name: Dean Macey
  • Birth Date: 12/12/1977
  • Born: Rochford, UK
  • Lives: Canvey Island, Essex

Dean Macey recorded successive 4th place finishes in the 2000 Sydney and 2004 Athens Olympics before setting the 2nd highest Decathlon score by a UK athlete behind the great Daley Thompson. Dean finally won the elusive gold medal at World level at the 2006 Commonwealth Game and he also claimed a silver and bronze respectively at the World Championships, injury curtailed his dream to compete in a 3rd Olympic Games in 2008.

Since retiring Dean has had time to focus on his main passion outside of athletics, angling, and has been very active in this field staring as guest presenter on Sky Sports’ Tight Lines and now spends much of his time writing and presenting angling shows.

Dean also fronts the coverage of mass participation events such as the Rat Race series, Survival of the Fittest and the Brighton Marathon. As well as having been a member of the Channel 4 athletics commentary team. In 2012 he was also the England team mentor on the CBBC’s Ultimate Sports Day. Dean expanded his commentating credentials by co-hosting Bobsleigh events on Eurosport and worked  for Al Jazeera TV at Olympic, Commonwealth and Asian Games.

Dean Macey