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British Athletics Championships

Sunday 1 July 2018


After the first day of the British Athletics Championships held in Birmingham 1st to 2nd July, a meeting that is also a Trial for GB teams taking part in the European U23 and Senior Championships in Berlin , Germany in August.

Brett Morse won his 4th Discus SM title with a throw of 58.90m. Brett has won senior men titles in 2012, 2013, 2015 and this year. Brett is having a good season with consistent discus throw results. With his seasons best throw of 61.71 on the19th June in the Cardiff AAC Young Throwers meeting.

Brett coaches his younger brother Jay Morse in U20 discus. Jay has been selected for the GB team in the European Youth (U18) Championships in Gyor, Hungary from 5th to 8th July 2018. 

Aled Davies F42 was 1st with a discus throw of 48.86m.

Ieuan Thomas was 2nd in the 3km SW S/C final in 8.33.88. only 0.76secs behind the winner. Ieuan has also achieved British Athletics standard in 3km SM S/C, for the European Senior Championships, held in Berlin, Germany in August. 

Sally Peak was 3rd in the PV SW with a height of 4.15m. 

Sam Gordon made final of 100m finishing in 7th place in 10.40secs.

Jac Palmer was 7th in HT SM with a throw of 67.04m. Jac was the second place U23 thrower in event. 


Day 2.

Bethan Davies 5kmW SW Final, was 1st in 22.04mins. Bethan 20km bronze medalist in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, showed she has speed too, lead from gun to tape, dominated the race. Bethan gave a fine display of quality walking, leaving her rivals with a fine turn of speed walking over 5km walking event.

Jon Bailey HJ SM was 10th with his best height of 2.08m.

Owen Smith 400m SM was 6th with 46.78.

Ffion Price 1500mSW was 8th with 4.20.42.

Chartlotte Arter 5km SW was 4th in 16.12.07, another fine result, against top British endurance runners.

Sarah Omorigie Shot Putt, was 6th in the SW event, with her best throw of 13.82m. Sarah was lead U20 thrower in event

Rebecca Chapman Long Jump, was 12th with her best jump of 6.11m.

All competitors competing in finals, besides those on podium, Gold. Silver and Bronze, athletes making the first 8 in events, is considered a good performance.

Selection for GB U23 and Senior teams will be confirmed later in week.