Welsh athletes set for overseas competition

Lausanne Diamond League - Thursday 5th July 

Owen Smith (Cardiff AAC) and Melissa Courtney (Poole AC) will compete at the Lausanne Diamond League on Thursday evening as they look to build on their performances at the British Athletics Championships last weeked. Owen will race in the 400m B Race at 5:35p.m along with fellow British runner Martyn Rooney as both athletes look to cement their place in British Athletics' 4 x 400m Relay Squad for the European Championships in Berlin next month. Melissa will look to follow up her silver medal in Birmingham last weekend with a fast time in a world class Women's 1,500m field at 8:28 p.m.

Highlights of the Lausanne Diamond League will be broadcast at 10:30 a.m on BBC 2 on Saturday morning. 

European Youth Championships - Gyor, Hungary - Thursday 5th - Sunday 8th July

Welsh duo Ben Thomas (Carmarthen Harriers) and Kiara Frizelle (Cardiff AAC) will both represent British Athletics at this week's European Youth Championships in Gyor, Hungary. Kiara will compete in the Women's 3,000m Final at 6:38 p.m on Friday, whilst Ben will compete in the Men's 2,000m Steeplechase Heats at 9:03 p.m on Friday evening. Should Ben qualify from his Heat, he will then compete in the 2,000m Steeplechase at 7:35p.m on Sunday evening. 

A live stream of the European Youth Championships can be found here 

Ben Thomas

Welsh Athletics Ltd.
Cardiff International Sports Stadium
Leckwith Road
Cardiff. CF11 8AZ.

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