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David Guest misses medal Thursday 22 July 2010

David Guest

David Guest, who competes for Cardiff's British League team as a higher competition athlete (he is first claim to Bridgend) just missed out on a decathlon medal at the World Junior Championships in Moncton, Canada. Although amassing a personal best score of 7,691, David could manage only fourth place, missing out after a closely contested event by the agonisingly small margin of 60 points to third placed Marcus Nilsson of Sweden.

Ffion shines in Glasgow Tuesday 20 July 2010

Ffion Bodilly

Cardiff's Ffion Bodilly was the only Welsh winner in the schools international held in Glasgow last Saturday, 17th July. In tricky conditions, Ffion, 15, won the high jump with a leap of 1.70m, only one centimetre short of her personal best of 1.71m, which she set in a Young Athletes League competition and which puts her into equal third place in the current UK under 17 rankings. The picture of Ffion (competing in the Welsh Champiponships) was provided courtesy of DEphoto.

Nail-biter for YAL team Sunday 18 July 2010

YAL Rugby May 2010

Cardiff's Young Athletes' League team has qualified for the area final in Birmingham on 1st August after an anxious wait for the result of rival Yate's match; which would decide which club would go through.

Dad cycles for charity Friday 16 July 2010

Melanie Stephenson

Cardiff sprinter and Welsh international Melanie Stephenson's father Derrick has cycled 250 miles from North to South Wales to raise more than £350 for the charity Diabetes UK. He took on this challenge as Melanie is diabetic, having been diagnosed with the Type 1 version nine years ago, when she was 13.

Tips from the top Wednesday 14 July 2010

Rhys Williams coaching

Cardiff's international 400m hurdler Rhys Williams took time out on Monday last, 12th July, to pass on some words of advice to three of Cardiff's young sprinter/hurdlers. Rhys is pictured at the club's home stadium with Rebecca Foley, Lara Durani and Tom Phillips, all of whom are coached by Helen James who arranged the session.

Medals galore Monday 12 July 2010

Lewis Newton

The Welsh under 20 and under 17 championships were held in Carmarthen on Saturday last, 10th July and Cardiff athletes topped the medal table with no fewer than 36 medals, including 15 gold. Pictured is Lewis Newton who won the under 20 pole vault with 4.20m. Jamaul Whyte celebrated his selection as Welsh schools' team captain by winning both the under 17 age group 100m and the 200m.

Jamaul is captain Saturday 10 July 2010

Jamaul Whyte

Cardiff AAC sprinter Jamaul Whyte (pictured) has been chosen as captain of the Welsh Schools' boys' team to contest the Schools International in Glasgow on Saturday next, 17th July. The club provides no fewer than 16 of the boys' and girls' team and follows their medal winning successes at the Welsh Schools' championship held in Brecon on 3rd July. Congratulations to all and good luck in Glasgow.

Top job for Nigel Walker Thursday 8 July 2010

Nigel Walker

Former Cardiff AAC club captain Nigel Walker has been appointed the National Director of the English Institute of Sport and will leave Wales to take up his new post later this year. Nigel was club captain for three years from 1989 to 1992, was Britain's leading 110m hurdler until the arrival of Colin Jackson and competed in the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. He also won bronze medals in both World and European Indoor Championships in 1987 at 60m hurdles.

Rhys & Christian in team Tuesday 6 July 2010

 Christian Malcolm

Cardiff's Christian Malcolm and Rhys Williams have both been selected for Great Britain's team for the European Championships which start in Barcelona in three weeks time. Christian clinched his selection with a season's best 200m time of 20.50 in Switzerland on Sunday last, 4th July, after his fine victory in the UK Trials in Birmingham. Rhys has been enjoying his best season for four years, since he took the bronze medal at the last European Championships held in Gothenburg in 2006. He is ranked second in Europe behind fellow Welshman Dave Greene and will be hoping add to his medal collection in Barcelona.

Senior Women win again Sunday 4 July 2010

Imogen Miles & John Penny

Cardiff's UK Women's League team recorded a decisive win in their second round match at Bedford yesterday, Saturday 3rd July. Pictured is Imogen Miles receiving her athlete of the match award from former team manager John Penny. Imogen competed in three individual events plus a relay.

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