5 April 2017
British Athletics can confirm it has received confirmation from the IAAF that Miguel Francis is eligible to compete for the British Athletics team with immediate effect.
The 22 year-old sprinter who was born in Montserrat is eligible for transfer of allegiance to GB with his birthplace a British overseas territory.
Francis started the process to transfer allegiance from Antigua & Barbuda in August 2016, prior to the Olympic Games in Rio, and is now eligible to compete subject to meeting the required selection criteria for a Championships team.
Info on Miguel Francis
- Miguel was born in Montserrat
- He moved to to Antigua & Barbuda after a volcanic eruption on his island in 1995 displaced him and his family when he was a few months old. He has family in the West Midlands
- Coached By Glenn Mills
- Will be coming to the UK to train