6th March 2018


Amelia Strickler (coach: Steve Manz) has been called up to represent the British team at the European Throwing Cup after the withdrawals of Rachel Wallader (Richard Woodhall) and Sophie McKinna (Mike Winch) due to illness.

Strickler, who competed at the European Team Championships and World University Games last year, was third at the SPAR British Athletics Indoor Championships last month, with a best of 16.67m so far in 2018.

The British Athletics team selected to #REPRESENT at the European Throwing Cup in Leiria, Portugal on the 10-11 March 2018:

Senior Women:

Phoebe Dowson (Mark Chapman, Bournemouth) – Discus

Amelia Strickler (Steve Manz, Thames Valley Harriers) – Shot Put


Senior Men:

Chris Bennett (Michael Jones, Shaftesbury Barnet) – Hammer Throw

Mark Dry (self-coached, Woodford Green Essex Ladies) – Hammer Throw

Joe Harris (Manx Harriers) – Javelin


 U23 Women:

Amy Holder (Neville Thompson, WSEH) – Discus

Bethan Rees (Mark Pinner, Cannock & Stafford) -Javelin

Sarah Omoregie (Gareth Lease, Cardiff) – Shot Put


U23 Men:

Daniel Bainbridge (Mike McNeill, Shaftesbury Barnet) – Javelin

Jac Palmer (Adrian Palmer, Cardiff) – Hammer