Ashleigh Nelson and Ojie Edoburun are also set to compete at the behind-closed-doors event in Manchester

A further five athletes have been announced for the Müller British Athletics Championships taking place in Manchester on September 4-5.

CJ Ujah, who claimed world relay gold in 2017, will bid for further national success having first medalled at the championships in 2014.

He is set to be joined in competing at the Manchester Regional Arena by Ashleigh Nelson, Imani-Lara Lansiquot and Ojie Edoburun, as well as hurdler Jessie Knight, who impressed during the indoor season when she won the British 400m title and claimed victory at the Müller Indoor Grand Prix.

Ujah has also been announced for the Paavo Nurmi Games on August 11.

The British Championships had originally been scheduled for June 20-21 before new dates of August 8-9 were announced. The event was then further postponed and will now take place behind closed doors.

Previously announced athletes include Eilish McColgan, Holly Bradshaw, Jake Wightman and Niamh Emerson.

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“It is great to announce another list of high-profile and successful athletes for the Müller British Athletics Championships,” said Cherry Alexander, major events director at British Athletics.

“With invites officially going out, we are excited to be able to add even more of our best British athletes for Manchester.

“The championships are fast approaching and we are continuing to work hard behind the scenes so that we can put on a truly world-class event for everyone competing.”

The action is set to be shown on BBC Two from 18:30 on Friday September 4 and on BBC One from 13:15 on Saturday September 5.

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