We are pleased to announce the team for the Danish contingent at today's Manchester International. Eight teams will contest each event, with compeition between England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ulster, GB Juniors, a Select team, Denmark and a BAL/UKWL combined team.
From up and coming athletes making their mark through to the 2004 Olympic 4 x100 champions digging out their spikes to return to the track there was a superb evening of action at the Manchester International.
Teams from across the home countries, the GBNI Under 20 team, Denmark, and the British Olympic winning 4x100m relay team from 2004 who are competing toraise funds for the 'We Love Manchester Emergency Fund', are all set for the Manchester International. The event provides a great opportunity to see athletes from across the home countries in action and as part of the fundraising 4x100m relay, Manchester's former world boxing champions Anthony Crolla and Scott Quigg will be lining up as part of one of the teams.
England Athletics are pleased to announce that an 8th team will be competing at the Manchester International on Wednesday 16th August. The team includes Commonwealth Games heptathlete Jessica Tappin and last year's British champion Seb Rodger in the 400m hurdles, Olympian Jazmin Sawyers and indoor and outdoor champion Dan Bramble in the long jump, British and England Pole Vault medallist Harry Coppell and Shot Put star Sophie McKinna.
A team of British athletes took part in the 23rd Deaflympics Summer Games earlier this year in Samsun, Turkey. As deaf Sports are not part of the Paralympic Pathway they have their own IOC sanctioned Games with over 3,000 competitors from nearly 100 Nations taking part this year!
Welsh athletes will be pulling their vests on for the last International of the year when they compete at the Manchester International on Wednesday 16th August. The match sees teams from England, GB U20, Northern Ireland and Ulster, Scotland, Denmark, and a combined UKWL/BAL team compete throughout an evening programme.
Following a fantastic inaugural Manchester International last year, athletes from Athletics Northern Ireland will compete against other home countries England, Scotland, Wales, plus a GB NI Under 20 team as well as a combined British Athletics League/ UK Women' League team.
A combined British Athletics league and UK Women's League team will compete at the Manchester International against national teams from England, GB U20, Northern Ireland and Ulster, Scotland, Wales and Denmark.
New Champions were made and a thirteen year old Championship Record broken in an action-packed final day at the England Athletics Under 17 and 15 Combined Events at the Manchester Regional Arena.
An exciting first day of action in the England Athletics U17 and U15 Combined Events Championships has taken place in Manchester. Athletes have put down some big performances to stake a claim for the respective titles at the half way point, however with places being tight there will be no let-up when it comes to tomorrows schedule of events.