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Event Preview: World Mountain Running Association's World U18 Cup

23/08/2019 00:00, In Blog /

Saturday 24th August sees the 14th running of the World Mountain Running Association Under/18 World Cup in Susa, Italy. Wales will compete against teams from the Home Countries, along with Italy, France, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Turkey, Hungary & the USA.

Over the past thirteen years, Wales have had a few female athletes making the podium with Elinor Kirk (Susa, Italy - 2006) and Ffion Price (Sauze d’Oulx, Italy - 2010) both winning while Georgia Garner (Gap, France - 2013) came third.

This year’s Welsh team sees a mix of experienced junior mountain runners who have already achieved some success alongside three athletes who will be making their Welsh debut.

The full team representing Wales at the WMRA World U18 Cup:

U18 Boys

Louis Guest (Eryri Harriers)
Aled Jones (Menai T&F)
Joseph Reardon (Aberdare Valley AAC)
Mike Spill (Menai T&F)

U18 Girls

Jody Cain (Eryri Harriers)
Samia Jones (Menai T&F)
Eden O'Dea (Wrexham AAC)
Gwyneth Parry (Deeside AAC)

Team Managers: Sharon Jones (Maldwyn Harriers), Stephen Livett (Menai T&F)