25th June 2018
Ones to watch - Müller British Athletics Championships
Some of the men worth keeping an eye out for in Birmingham
Age: 22 (13/07/95)
Event: 100m, 200m, 4x100m
Coach: Glen Mills
BORN and raised in the British overseas territory of Anguilla, the sprinter has competed for GB since 2015, finishing fifth in the 200m at the world championships in Beijing and forming part of England’s winning 4x100m team at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. His 100m and 200m PBs of 10.01 and 20.02 put him in the top 10 on both UK all-time lists.
Age: 22 (02/02/96)
Coach: Jon Bigg
THE Shaftesbury Barnet runner has gone from winning the European under-20 title in 2015 to finishing fourth at the world championships in London and he came close to claiming gold at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, clocking a 1:45.16 PB just 0.05 behind Kenya’s Wycliffe Kinyamal.
Age: 23 (11/07/94)
Coach: Geoff Wightman
CLAIMED his first senior major medal with 1500m bronze for Scotland at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, also finishing fourth in the 800m – doing a double which earned him praise from two-time Olympic champion Seb Coe. His father-coach Geoff and mother Susan Tooby were both also international runners.
Age: 25 (01/05/93)
Coach: Tore Gustafsson
MADE history at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast as he became the first British athlete to surpass 80 metres in the hammer, breaking the Games record in the process. He added that gold to the Commonwealth silver claimed four years before and his European under-23 title from 2015.
Age: 26 (15/05/92)
Event: 110m hurdles
Coach: Benke Blomkvist
SITS third on the UK all-time lists for both the 60m hurdles and 110m hurdles and proved his dominance indoors by winning both the European and world 60m hurdles titles in 2017 and 2018 respectively, also taking on the role as team co-captain at the latter. Finished sixth at the Commonwealth Games.
Written by Athletics Weekly
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