GALLERY: International call for Tavistock’s Tyler, while Landers wins Armada 5k again
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GALLERY: International call for Tavistock’s Tyler, while Landers wins Armada 5k again

TAVISTOCK Athletic Club’s Josh Tyler has been selected to represent Scotland Under-20s at next week’s Manchester International. Tyler will compete in the shot and discus at the event on Wednesday, August 18. The Manchester International will see teams from England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Great Britain Under-20s and the National Athletics League go head-to-head. Erme … Continue reading

Evans-Shields wins her second national title as Milburn and Maczugowski also medal
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Evans-Shields wins her second national title as Milburn and Maczugowski also medal

CITY of Plymouth’s Nubia Evans-Shields claimed her second national title of the season at the weekend with victory at the England U15/U17 Championships in Manchester. Evans-Shields triumphed in the under-15 girls’ discus event, adding that to the English Schools’ junior girls’ crown she won last month. The UK leader, who has dominated her event for … Continue reading

GALLERY: Encouraging displays from Armada athletes at Brickfields
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GALLERY: Encouraging displays from Armada athletes at Brickfields

THERE were some encouraging debut performances at the latest South West Athletics League meeting at Brickfields on Sunday. Nicolas Maczugowski enjoyed an impressive first competitive run out at 300m. The City of Plymouth under-15 athlete is already ranked in the UK’s top six at 80m hurdles, discus and pentathlon and he added the 300m to … Continue reading

City of Plymouth’s King is over the moon at reaching Olympic semi-finals
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City of Plymouth’s King is over the moon at reaching Olympic semi-finals

PLYMOUTH’S David King described becoming an Olympic semi-finalist as ‘amazing’. The 27-year-old former Devonport High School for Boys pupil progressed through to the second stage of the 110m hurdles in Tokyo after securing one of four fastest qualifier spots. King, running in a stacked fourth heat on Tuesday, narrowly missed out on automatic qualification but … Continue reading

Erme Valley Harriers’ Battershill to represent England at Manchester International
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Erme Valley Harriers’ Battershill to represent England at Manchester International

ERME Valley Harriers steeplechaser Will Battershill will make his senior international debut later this month. Battershill, who has represented Great Britain at under-20 and under-18 level, has been named in England’s squad for the Manchester International on Wednesday, August 18. The Harvard graduate’s opportunity comes after winning the England Athletics Championship steeplechase title and finishing fifth … Continue reading

GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s female teams impress at Erme Valley Relays
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GALLERY: City of Plymouth’s female teams impress at Erme Valley Relays

CITY of Plymouth showed their female strength in depth by finishing with the top three women’s teams at the Erme Valley Relays on Friday night. Their junior girls’ quartet of Kate Phillips, Molly Gilbey, Holly Reid and Molly Shorey was the first female team home and also the first under-18 side overall. They finished the … Continue reading

Erme Valley Harriers’ Battershill wins England steeplechase title
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Erme Valley Harriers’ Battershill wins England steeplechase title

ERME Valley Harriers’ Will Battershill has enjoyed a good week as he continues to bounce back from injury. Battershill won the England Athletics steeplechase title at Bedford on Saturday – just days after running his first sub four minute mile. The Harvard graduate, who had finished fifth at the British Championships in Manchester last month … Continue reading