Alex Seftel

Alex Seftel

Aimee Pratt: World-leading form leaves British steeplechase champion gunning for Tokyo

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03/09/2020 by Alex Seftel

Last year was the definition of a breakthrough season for Aimee Pratt. The 22-year-old set personal bests over five different distances, winning England and British Universities (BUCS) titles on the way to her senior Great Britain debut at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha. What is more … Read more


Top Brits, Swedes and world medallists combine for Gothenburg showdown

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26/08/2020 by Alex Seftel

Medallists from the World Athletics Championships will be joined by a host of British and Swedish stars for the final Folksam Grand Prix of the season in Gothenburg on Saturday. The Göteborg Friidrott Grand Prix will be streamed live and you can watch it here on runjumpthrow.com from 1700 to 1900 BS … Read more


McColgan joined by Judd, Baker and in-form Hodgkinson for BMC Gold Standard clash

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22/08/2020 by Alex Seftel

Two-time Olympian Eilish McColgan headlines the start lists for tonight’s BMC Gold Standard Meeting in Trafford. The European 5000m silver medallist lines up in the 3000m where she will go alongside male competitors in the B Race, while World University Games gold medallist Jess Judd is the pick of … Read more


World champion Talbot set for British comeback in Nuneaton with Beesley, Emerson, Adenegan also entered

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19/08/2020 by Alex Seftel

World 4x100m relay gold medallist Danny Talbot is expected to line up on a British track for the first time in three years at this Sunday’s Birchfield Harriers Club Challenge meeting. Talbot celebrated victory on home soil at London 2017 but has since struggled with injury problems which included ha … Read more


Ståhl grabs Sollentuna Grand Prix headlines as Neita opens season with a win in Sweden

Report
10/08/2020 by Alex Seftel

Daniel Ståhl reminded everyone why he is the world number one discus thrower with a fabulous 71.37m throw on home soil at the Sollentuna Grand Prix in Sweden. It was a second best ever throw for the 27-year-old and the 14th best in history, but it was initially given as a red flag after his heel app … Read more


Ståhl, Wightman, Neita, Diamond and Yousif among exciting Sollentuna Grand Prix entries

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07/08/2020 by Alex Seftel

World discus champion Daniel Ståhl is set to be joined by a host of talented British athletes for the latest of Sweden’s Folksam Grands Prix on Monday night. Coverage of the event in Sollentuna, near Stockholm, begins at 1700 BST and you can watch it live here on Vinco in the UK, with the action bei … Read more


Van Niekerk, KJT, Muir and Reekie expected in Trieste on Saturday

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31/07/2020 by Alex Seftel

World 400 metres record-holder Wayde van Niekerk headlines a stellar lineup for the Triveneto meeting in Italy on Saturday. The South African Olympic and double world champion – who spent two seasons on the sidelines before returning to the track in February – is set to continue his comeback by taki … Read more


Trafford to host British Milers Club return on Saturday

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24/07/2020 by Alex Seftel

Middle distance racing is back on your screens this weekend, as the British Milers Club (BMC) prepares to host a set of three-lanes-per-race heats in a pilot event in Trafford in Manchester. The open meeting, the BMC’s first of the summer, will see athletes remain in lanes for the entirety of their … Read more


Duplantis and Ståhl headline Folksam Grand Prix in Sweden

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07/07/2020 by Alex Seftel

World pole vault record-holder Mondo Duplantis and world discus champion Daniel Ståhl headline the field for Wednesday evening’s Folksam Grand Prix in the Swedish city of Karlstad. 20-year-old Duplantis – who set a best-ever 6.18 metres in Glasgow in February – comes in off the back of clearing 5.94 … Read more


Decathlon record holder Kevin Mayer wins Ultimate Garden Clash

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08/06/2020 by Alex Seftel

Decathlon world record holder Kevin Mayer took a comfortable victory in a special combined events edition of the World Athletics Ultimate Garden Clash. Mayer beat the reigning gold and silver medallists from last year’s World Athletics Championships, Niklas Kaul and Maicel Uibo, in a competition fea … Read more