Categories
Uncategorized

US Collegiate Athlete Throws British Athletics Trial Into Crisis

An unknown british born Lousiana state University undergraduate has sturned and thrown the British Athletics into a tumult at the just concluded British Athletics trials in the city of Birminham. Inside the magnificent national Birminham stadium this afternoon, the 24 years old british born  Jamaica raised man Nathanel Mitchel-Clarke; who has never raced in UK since who was 13 years old broke the 30 years old 200m John Regis’ championship record to win 200m at the british trial. He ran 20.18s and was followed by Danny Talbot-20.20s. Both pre-race favourites Adam Gemili(fourth in the 2016 olympics) and Zharmel Hughes both finished out side first two position that guarantee for a slot in the team to the world championship. Adam came 7th with 20.97s with hamstring injury suspect while Huges finished fourth in a time of 20.42s. British selector are now in serious dillema on who to pick.

In the 100m, the quiet Reece Prescod upset James Dasaolu to win in 10.09s to Dasaolu 10.11s. The race favourite Chijindu Ujah inexplicable absent in the final. The female 100m was won for the fourth times by Asha Philip in 11.21s. Shannon Hylton upset Desiree Henry to third in the 200m female clocking 22.94s. In the 400m, Mathew Smith upset Martyn Rooney to fifth winning in 44.99s.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.