|Birth name||Nigel Walker|
|Date of birth||15 June 1963|
|Place of birth||Cardiff, Wales|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||79 kg (12 st 6 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
Nigel Walker (born 15 June 1963) is a former Welsh track and field athlete and Wales international rugby union player. He is currently National Director at the English Institute of Sport (EIS). He was born in Cardiff.
Walker represented Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the 1984 Summer Olympics in the 110 metres hurdles. In 1992 however, he failed to make the squad for the 1992 Summer Olympics and turned to rugby union. Walker holds the fastest non-winning time for the 200 metre hurdles. At Cardiff in 1991, he ran 22.77 seconds into a 0.3 m/
As a rugby player, he played on the wing for Cardiff RFC. Walker made his Wales debut on 6 March 1993 in the five nations match against Ireland. He went on to win 17 caps for Wales, scoring 12 tries and making his final appearance 21 February 1998 against England.
Walker was a participant in Catchphrase, a Welsh learning programme broadcast on Radio Wales in 2000.<ref>"Catchphrase at BBC Wales".
Nigel participated in and won the British version of Gladiators. Walker has confirmed in an interview with WalesOnline that he took part in the show and was asked to become a gladiator called ‘The Winger’. He said: "I have put it on Wikipedia three times and it keeps getting deleted.It’s brilliant. The amount of people that ask me about it. It’s unbelievable.”
|Representing Great Britain / Wales|
|1984||Olympic Games||Los Angeles, United States||semi-final||110 m hurdles||14.07|
|1985||European Indoor Championships||Piraeus, Greece||5th||60 m hurdles||7.72|
|1986||Commonwealth Games||Edinburgh, Scotland||4th||110 m hurdles||13.69|
|European Championships||Stuttgart, West Germany||4th||110 m hurdles||13.52 (wind: +2.0 m/s)|
|1987||European Indoor Championships||Liévin, France||3rd||60 m hurdles||7.65|
|World Indoor Championships||Indianapolis, United States||3rd||60 m hurdles||7.66|
|World Championships||Rome, Italy||semi-final||110 m hurdles||13.68|
|1989||European Indoor Championships||The Hague, Netherlands||semi-final||60 m hurdles||7.80|
|1990||Commonwealth Games||Auckland, New Zealand||5th||110 m hurdles||13.78|
|European Championships||Split, Yugoslavia||12th (sf)||110 m hurdles||13.84 (wind: 0.0 m/s)|
|1991||World Indoor Championships||Seville, Spain||semi-final||60 m hurdles||7.65|
|1992||European Indoor Championships||Genoa, Italy||semi-final||60 m hurdles||7.82|