Colin Jackson Bio Details

Full name

Colin Ray Jackson





Date of birth

15 Feb 1967

Birth place

Cardiff, Wales


Sports Coach

Sports Commentator

Motivational Speaker

Athlete (1985 - 2003)

Colin and partner Erin Boag were runners up in the 2005 series of Strictly Come Dancing
During his career as a sprint and hurdling athlete Colin won an Olympic silver medal, was world champion twice and reigned as undefeated champion at the European Championships for 12 years.  He also became the Commonwealth champion twice and held a world record for the 110m hurdles for 10 years.  In 2015 he continued to hold the world record for the 60m hurdles.

Colin Jackson

Former Olympic and Commonwealth Champion Athlete
Colin Jackson

Professional Partners

Erin Boag

Strictly Come Dancing Partner

danced together from 15 Oct 2005
until 17 Dec 2005

Colin Jackson Siblings

Suzanne Packer


Colin Jackson Family

Colin Jackson's parents:

Colin Jackson's father is Ossie Jackson Colin Jackson's mother is Angela Jackson

Colin Jackson's siblings:

Colin Jackson's sister is Suzanne Packer

Colin Jackson's grandparents:

Colin Jackson's grandfather is Dee Dunkley Colin Jackson's grandmother is Maria Dunkley

Colin Jackson FameChain Links

Strictly Come Dancing 2005 Contestants - Series 3


Other people in this association:

Zoe Ball 2005

Gloria Hunniford 2005

Fiona Phillips 2005


Olympics: 1988 - Seoul

Other people in this association:

Linford Christie OBE

Pam Shriver 1988

Valeri Liukin


Celebrity Masterchef (UK) 2010 - Series 5


Other people in this association:

Richard Farleigh 2010

Lisa Faulkner 2010

Marcus Patric 2010