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David Omoregie in GB team Wednesday 25 February 2015

David Omoregie 2014

Cardiff's David Omoregie has been selected for the Great Britain team to take part in the European Indoor Championships in Prague from 5-8 March, where he will contest the 60m hurdles alongside Lawrence Clarke.

This will be David's first senior major championship and we wish him every success.

David is joined in the team by fellow Welsh athletes Rachel Johncock, Seren Bundy-Davies and Laura Maddox.

More world records for Aled Tuesday 24 February 2015

Aled Davies

Competing at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Grand Prix in Dubai, Aled Davies has broken his own F42/44 world records in both the discus throw (with 48.87m) and shot put (with 15.92m). Under coach Ryan Spencer Jones, it is surely only a matter of time before Aled breaks the 16m mark in the shot put, putting him on equal terms with able bodied throwers.

Meanwhile, at the BUCS indoor championships in Sheffield last weekend, Cardiff's Rowan Axe won the 3000m title, with Jonathan Hopkins in third, and Rebecca Chapman took gold in the long jump and 6th in the 60m.

Final chance of medals Monday 23 February 2015

U15 Brecon

With the cross country season slowly coming to an end, the fifth and final round of the Gwent Cross Country League will take place in Aberdare on Sunday next 1st March.

With plenty of opportunities still available to clinch individual and team medals, a strong Cardiff turnout can make it a special St David's Day.

Team and individual golds Sunday 22 February 2015

Ffion Price 2015

Cardiff's under 15 girls travelled to Corwen in North Wales yesterday for the Welsh Cross Country Championships and returned with the individual and team gold medals.

Consistent Abi Fisher was the individual gold medallist and was followed home by Naomi Reid (3rd), Annwen Gammon (13th) and Jessica Wadey (14th).

The senior women's and under 23 women's races were combined and Ffion Price (pictured) was a clear winner in both age groups.

Indoor successes Monday 16 February 2015

David Omoregie 2014

Cardiff athletes were involved in British and Welsh indoor championships over the weekend and came away with medals and personal bests.

In NIAC at the Welsh under 20 and under 15 championships, Cardiff athletes had a very successful two days whilst, at the British championships in Sheffield, David Omoregie set a new personal best in the 60m hurdles and went on to take the silver medal.

And F42 shot putter Aled Davies registered a big improvement on his own world record, increasing the mark from 15.56m to 15.93m

Schools XC successes Friday 13 February 2015


Cardiff athletes were successful at the Welsh Schools' cross country championships held in Brecon on Wednesday, 11th February.

Winning their age groups were Jake Heyward (middle boys) and Abi Fisher (junior girls), following her excellent second at Milton Keynes the previous Saturday.

Other prominent successes included Ellie Atkinson (second in the senior girls' race), Annwen Gammon (junior girls - 4th), Naomi Reid (middle girls - 4th), Morgan James (junior boys - 4th), Daniel John (junior boys - 6th), Rhys Jones (middle boys - 6th), Bethan Evans (middle girls - 7th), Kiara Frizelle (junior girls - 8th) and Sofia Vella (junior girls - 9th).

Entry deadline on Monday Tuesday 10 February 2015

Blaise Castle XC 2012

The deadline for entries to the 2015 Welsh Cross Country Champoionships is next Monday, 16th February.

The championships will be held at the Rhug Estate, Corwen, North Wales on Saturday 21st February with the first event, for Primary Year 5 athletes, at 11.00, the under 13 boys at 12 noon and the final event, for senior men, at 2.15pm.

Weekend roundup Sunday 8 February 2015

Blaise Castle 2015

The fourth round of this season's Gwent League was held today at Blaise Castle, Bristol. With a clear blue sky, no rain but cold and soft underfoot, conditions could hardly have been better.

Amongst the best performers for Cardiff were Ciaran Lewis (a clear winner of the under 20 men's race), Jessica Hegart (second in the under 20 women's race) and Ffion Price (third in the senior women's race).

Cardiff girls excel Saturday 7 February 2015


At the British Cross Challenge held at Milton Keynes today, Cardiff's younger girls produced some excellent performances.

After her fourth place at the Cardiff Cross Challenge in January, Abi Fisher improved to an outstanding second place at Milton Keynes in the under 15 age group.

National record for Charlotte Friday 6 February 2015

Charlotte Wingfield 2014

Cardiff's sprinter Charlotte Wingfield clocked 7.60 seconds in her heat of the senior women's 60m at the recent Welsh indoor championships, a time which equalled the National Indoor Record of Malta, her country of birth.

Charlotte (20), who is coached by Matt Elias, has dual Maltese/British nationality and is planning to visit Malta in March to join the Maltese female national team on a training camp in preparation for the forthcoming GSSE and European Games.

Congratulations Charlotte.

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