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Weekend Round Up (25-26th June)

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27/06/2022 00:00, In Blog / Track & Field / Fell & Mountain / Commonwealth Games /

On a weekend where most of the attention was on the British Championships, where highlights included a Welsh 100m Record from Hannah Brier (Swansea), Jeremiah Azu (Cardiff) storming away with the 100m victory in a time of 9.90s and Adele Nicoll (Birchfield) showing she is one to watch in Birmingham later this year with a shot put victory, here is a round up of the rest of the best!

A full round up of the British Championships can be found here.

SSAFA 5km, Bute Park, Cardiff

Recently crowned Welsh 1,500m champion, Remi Adebiyi (Newport) won the 5km event in a time of 14:29, ahead of Matthew Edwards (Cardiff) who crossed the line just inches ahead of Jonathan Butler (Swansea) as they both recorded times of 14:40.

Olivia Tsim (Pontypridd) set a new personal best of 16:27 as she was the first female home, with Kate Roberts (Swansea) in second in a time of 17:18 and Millie Gold (Cardiff) third in a time of 17:21.

Full results can be found here

International Under 18 Mountain Running Cup

The International Under 18 Mountain Running Cup was held in Saluzzo, Italy, with 11 different nations taking part. This years event was an uphill/downhill course held over two loops covering a total of 4350m.

Welsh Athletics took a strong team of 4 men and 4 women over to Italy to take part in the event. In the men’s event, it was Aled Breeze (Maldwyn) who was home first for Wales, finishing in 17th place in a time of 17:22. Next home and in 21st place was Noa Vaughan (Eryri) less than 15 seconds behind, running a time of 17:36. Finlay Cullen (Maldwyn) was 39th in a time of 19:01, whilst Callum Morgan (Maldwyn) ran a time of 19:37 to place 41st over all.

In the women’s event, Maddison Griffiths (Maldwyn) was the first Welsh athlete to finish, in a time of 20:53 and in 24th place. Caitlin Jones (Aberdare Valley) finished in 32nd place and a time of 21:30, with Mali Macduff (Cardiff Archers) in 36th in a time of 22:07. Isabelle Shaw (Menai) finished just behind in 22:25 and 38th place.

Full results can be found here

Photos - Sharon Jones + Paul Stillman