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Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

It was a busy weekend with the European Team championships, the BMC Grand Prix at Watford, the US and Jamaican championships and the British 20km race walk championships and trials. There were also other events of note taking place, including the International Mountain Running Youth Cup and British Masters' Track and Field championships.

English Walkers looking to secure places in London

Roundhay Park in Leeds will be the venue for the England Race Walking Championships on Sunday 25 June. This 20km event is the British Championships and the British Team Trial event for August's World Athletics Championships which will be staged in London. The event has attracted a strong international entry with athletes from over 14 countries.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

Athletics Weekly's news this week includes Diamond League acton from Sweden and Norway, and the England Athletics U23 and U20 championships where Alicia Barrett smashed the UK junior record and Morgan Lake took High Jump gold. There are also reports from regional Schools' Championships, TF from The Netherlands, Portugal and Spain, two BMC races and 10k events around the Uk plus the Freckleton Half Marathon.

Britain's best turn up the heat

While Day One may have been seen as a tough act to follow, the second day of the England Athletics U23 U20 certainly did that. Highlights included a new British Junior record and many athletes booked places to head to European Championship locations as athlete after athlete secured European U20 or U23 qualifying performances.

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