Welsh Athletics name strong team for Manchester International

Wednesday 8th August 2018

Welsh Athletics are pleased to announce that a strong team of 38 athletes will travel to compete at the Manchester International at Manchester Regional Arena next Wednesday, 15th August. The International competition will see Wales take on senior teams from England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, along with Great Britain u20's and international athletes from Ulster, Iceland, Denmark, plus teams from the British Athletics League and UK Women's League. 

On the men's side, Wales will be looking for top performances from the likes of multiple-time British Discus Champion, Brett Morse, World Junior 4 x 400m bronze medallist, Joe Brier and UK u23 Hammer Throw Champion Jac Palmer

On the women's side, Wales will be looking for top performances from the likes of UK u20 400m Hurdles Champion, Lauren Williams, UK u23 200m Silver Medallist, Amy Odunaiya and BUCS Shot Put Champion Adele Nicoll

In addition, both men's and women's 4 x 100m relay teams will be hoping for strong performances, with both squads containing a real strength in depth of quality sprinters. 

The Full Welsh Athletics Team for the Manchester International is as follows:

Men Event Women
Josh Brown 100m Hannah Brier 
Lemarl Freckleton 200m Amy Odunaiya
No Selection 100 / 110m Hurdles Lauren Evans
Joe Brier 400m Lauren Williams
Ryan Cooper 400m Hurdles No Selection 
Elliot Slade 800m Jade Williams
Jonathon Tobin 1,500m Beth Kidger
Guy Thomas  3,000m Race Walk No selection
Jonathon Bailey High Jump Lauren Evans
Aled Price Long Jump Sarah Abrams 
Thomas Walley Triple Jump Sian Swanson
Jason Copsey Javelin Bethan Rees
Patrick Swan Shot Put Adele Nicoll
Brett Morse Discus Adele Nicoll
Jac Palmer Hammer Throw Amber Simpson
No Selection Pole Vault Megan Hodgson
Sam Gordon 4 x 100m Hannah Brier
Jeremiah Azu . Shannon Malone
Kristian Jones . Amy Odunaiya
Josh Brown . Alicia Samuel 
Lemarl Freckleton
Joe Brier 4 x 400m Lauren Williams
Iori Moore . Seren Bundy-Davies
Reece Middleton . Laura Turley
Liam McGivern . Rachel Donnison


Staff List

Name Role
Mike Delaney Team Manager
James Williams Team Manager
Mica Moore Team Assistant
Glyn Hawkes Sprint, hurdles and relay coach
Matt Elias Sprint, hurdles and relay coach
John Messum Endurance Coach
Edward Thompson Jumps Coach
Ian Robinson Throws Coach
Hannah Williams Physiotherapist
Rob Sage Communications and Marketing Manager 

Jac Palmer 

Hannah Brier

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Leckwith Road
Cardiff. CF11 8AZ.

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