There are very few cases, especially in sport, when being compared to tumbleweed can be a positive reflection of an athlete’s high sporting pedigree.
British Athletics are proud to announce that reigning Paralympic and world F46 javelin champion Hollie Arnold (coach: David Parker) and nine-time Paralympic and world medallist Dan Greaves (John Godina) have been chosen as Team Captains to represent the British team at the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017.
On exactly three weeks to go until the start of the World Para Athletics Championships, organisers London 2017 Ltd have announced record sales with more than 230,000 tickets sold. Sales are bigger than all of the previous eight editions of the championships combined and the biggest ever outside of a Paralympic Games.
Jamaica’s Olympic 100m and 200m sprint champion Elaine Thompson will not attempt the double at the London World Championships after she was entered for only the 100m at the National Senior Championships which begins today inside the National Stadium.
The hunt for places on Jamaica’s team to the IAAF World Championships in London begins today at the National Stadium.
Maria Lasitskene underlined her position as overwhelming favourite to retain the world high jump title this summer as she produced her fifth jump this season of 2.00m or higher – easily enough to earn maximum IAAF Diamond League points in Stockholm at the Bauhaus Galan on Sunday (18).