Posts Tagged ‘British Athletics’

BRITAIN’S QUICKEST SPRINTERS TO TAKE ON SECOND-FASTEST MAN IN HISTORY AND RETURNING DE GRASSE AT MÜLLER ANNIVERSARY GAMES

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Four of the world’s very best 100m sprinters have today been confirmed to compete at this July’s Muller Anniversary Games at the London Stadium, including the second quickest man ever and Britain’s two leading lights in the event.

Having established himself as Britain’s number one man at current in the 100m courtesy of a best time of 9.91 seconds last year – the joint-second quickest ever by a Briton – and the European title in the event, Zharnel Hughes (GBR, coach: Glen Mills, club: Shaftesbury Barnet) returns to the London Stadium this summer looking to go one better on his second-place finish at last year’s edition of the event.

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Heroes of Race Walking – Part 2, Great Britain

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

In Great Britain, race walking can sometimes feel like a lonely discipline and we can be tempted to look overseas with envy. In my previous article I talked about race walkers from around the world who became heroes. It can be easy to forget Britain’s prosperous history, but we should remember the British race walkers who were among the best in the world. In fact, it has been difficult to select only a few.

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BRITISH ATHLETICS SUMMER 2019 SELECTION POLICIES NOW AVAILABLE

Monday, April 15th, 2019

All British Athletics selection policies for the remaining major international competitions this summer have now been published and are available to view online.

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Marshall Smith’s Running Fever

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

This is the first time I’ve wrote a blog, so this is a whole new experience for me, but basically I am running-mad.

My name is Marshall and I am 18 years old, having started running at the age of 12 and joining my local athletics club: Ashford AC. Back then, I trained with the juniors group, with no particular favourite event in mind. I’ve always loved sprinting, and used to think I would be the next Usain Bolt after winning all my primary school sports day races, however my love for running miles and miles must have come down to the fact that I never stopped, and still don’t.

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