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Cardiff Runners in Europe & USA

Tuesday 26 June 2018


During the month of June, Welsh Athletics sent a number of small teams to events in Europe, for experience in European competition. The experience will help those athletes, who will be competing in the England U23 and U20 Championships. And British Athletics Seniors Trial competitions, held over this coming weekend of 30th June and 1st July in Birmingham.

Geneva, Switzerland 9th June.

Cardiff's Sam Gordon was 5th in 100m with 10.56secs. Owen Smith was 6th in heat of 400m with 46.72secs. James Vincent was 5th in the senior mens 1500m, with a new personal best time of 3.53.1secs

Leiden, Netherlands 9th June

In the 3000m s/c Cardiff's Ieuan Thomas was 2nd with a new personal best time of 8.30.16, his time meets the British Athletics time standard, in 3km s/c for the European Senior Championships, to be held in Berlin/Glasgow from 2nd to 12th of August.

New York, USA 9th June

Cardiff's Charlotte Arter competed in the New York Road Runners 10km road race, around the streets of New York. Charlotte's race included a star loaded field of international 10km runners. Charlotte was 9th with 33.09 mins. Another good result, and experience for Charlotte.