A round-up of some of the best British performers away from the Rio Olympics
Track and field
BMC Grand Prix, Stretford, August 21
European 1500m finalists Jake Wightman and Sarah McDonald won the 800m races in the 100th BMC meeting in respective times of 1:49.18 and 2:04.13.
Another member of the Amsterdam team, Tom Lancashire, won the 1500m in 3:44.80.
Alison Leonard, who was disappointed not to get selected for the Rio 800m, won the 1500 metres in 4:13.77.
Lauren Howarth won the 5000m in torrential rain in a 15:44.28 PB while Adam Hickey won the 10,000m in 29:51.64, having already finished third in the men’s 3000m.
A full report from Kevin Fahey and photographs from Dave Greenwood will appear in this week’s AW.
England Athletics Under-17 and Under-15 Combined Events, Bedford, August 20/21
Joel McFarlane (6260) and Jade O’Dowda (5010) won the Under-17 Championships while Aran Thomas (4116) and Jess Hopkins (3769) won the under-15 gold medals.
A report plus photographs from David Griffiths will appear in this week’s issue.
Merksem, Belgium, August 20
Nicole Kendall won the women’s 400m in 54.85.
Birchwood 10km, August 22
Jack Martin won in a time of 32:15 while Kirsty Longley won the women’s race in 36:52.
Isle Of Wight Half-Marathon, August 22
Joe Wade won a tough race in 72:20. Roseanna Andrews was first woman in 86:36.
Manchester International, August 17
Joel Fearon continued his sensational form with a 10.00 100m victory and Reece Prescod won the 200m in 20.57.
World junior 10km champion Callum Wilkinson won the 3000m walk in 11:49.85.
Under-17 Katy-Ann McDonald won the women’s 800m in a PB of 2:05.03.
Trevor Baxter’s report plus David Greenwood’s photographs will appear in this week’s issue.
BMC Regional Races, Eltham, August 17
European junior champion Kyle Langford won the men’s 800m in 1:48.94 while Adele Tracey won the women’s race in 2:01.26 ahead of Katie Snowden’s 2:02.31.