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AFD shine at Euro Cross Country

Mike Neighbour

All 7 AFD athletes who competed for GB at the European Championships came away with medals.

The European Chamionshps were staged at Semorin in Slovakia on the 10th December 2017 over a flat course. The British team of 40 athletes including 7 AFD athletes dominated the Championships.

The under 20 womens race was the first race of the Championship. The British team won gold with AFDs Niamh Brown coming 12th
The next AFD runners were Amy Griffiths and Phillippa Bowden in the Under 23 womens race, Amy and Phillippa were 5th and 13th and getiing a team Gold.
Jack Rowe came 31st in the Mens under 23 race in the British team which came 3rd.
The last race featuring AFD athletes was the Senior Ladies. In a Gold medal team Emelia Gorecka was 8th, Steph Twell 9th and Lily Partridge who having lost one shoe finished 15th