Tony Simmons (Anthony Derrick Simmons; born 6 October 1948) is a former athlete who represented Wales and England. He won the silver medal in the 10,000 metres at the 1974 European Athletics Championships, finishing 4 hundredths of a second behind the gold medallist. In the 1976 Summer Olympics he qualified for the finals of the 10,000 metres, finishing 4th. He set a world best for the half-marathon at Welwyn Garden City, England on 24 June 1978 of 62 minutes 47 seconds. The mark stood for nearly 16 months until eclipsed by Nick Rose.

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  • Anthony Derrick « Tony » Simmons (né le 6 octobre 1948 à Maesteg) est un athlète britannique, spécialiste des courses de fond. (fr)
  • Tony Simmons (Anthony Derrick Simmons; born 6 October 1948) is a former athlete who represented Wales and England. He won the silver medal in the 10,000 metres at the 1974 European Athletics Championships, finishing 4 hundredths of a second behind the gold medallist. In the 1976 Summer Olympics he qualified for the finals of the 10,000 metres, finishing 4th. He set a world best for the half-marathon at Welwyn Garden City, England on 24 June 1978 of 62 minutes 47 seconds. The mark stood for nearly 16 months until eclipsed by Nick Rose. (en)
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  • Anthony Derrick « Tony » Simmons (né le 6 octobre 1948 à Maesteg) est un athlète britannique, spécialiste des courses de fond. (fr)
  • Tony Simmons (Anthony Derrick Simmons; born 6 October 1948) is a former athlete who represented Wales and England. He won the silver medal in the 10,000 metres at the 1974 European Athletics Championships, finishing 4 hundredths of a second behind the gold medallist. In the 1976 Summer Olympics he qualified for the finals of the 10,000 metres, finishing 4th. He set a world best for the half-marathon at Welwyn Garden City, England on 24 June 1978 of 62 minutes 47 seconds. The mark stood for nearly 16 months until eclipsed by Nick Rose. (en)
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  • Tony Simmons (fr)
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