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British Championships inc European Trials

Mike Neighbour

British Championships inc European Trials

30 June – 1 July 2018

Birmingham

On Saturday and Sunday, 30th June and 1st July 2018, the British Championships including the European Trials were held at Birmingham Alexander Stadium and AFD came away with 1 gold, 2 silvers , 2 bronzes and 2 club records.

Steph Twell took her gold in her 5th British 5000m title in a time of 16:07.24. In the 400m Amy Allcock took bronze with an impressive time of 52.10secs again improving her club record. Andy Vernon and Chris Thompson picked up silver and bronze in the 5000m with 13:47.81 and 13.49.85.

U20 race walker Abigail Jennings took silver in her first British Champs over the 5000m walk in a time of 26:00.31. In the 200m Luke Dorrell also improved his club record running a speedy 21.16secs to place 5th in his heat.

AFD’s other performances were:-

5000m Philipa Bowden 16th – 16:15.54

100m Luke Dorrell 3rd – 10.83 (Heat)

1500m Jonathan Hay – 3:49.32 – 7th (Heat)

1500m Ricky Harrie – 3:51.40 – 8th (Heat)

1500m Emily Hosker Thornhill 4:15.24 6th

1500m Amy Griffiths 4:15.82 7th

5000m Richard Allen 13:59.53 7th

5000m Walk Chris Snook 22:45.32 4th

Congratulations to all, great to see so many AFD vests on display.