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Plymouth’s Bee earns international call after claiming silver at English Schools’ Champs
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Plymouth’s Bee earns international call after claiming silver at English Schools’ Champs

PLYMOUTH athlete Emily Bee will earn international honours next weekend after winning a silver medal at the English Schools’ Track & Field Championships on Saturday. Bee finished second in a closely-fought intermediate girls’ 80m hurdles final at Birmingham. Securing a top two finish has booked her a place in the England team for the SIAB … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from Plymstock Road Runners’ Muddy Duck 10k
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GALLERY: Pictures from Plymstock Road Runners’ Muddy Duck 10k

BEN MORRISH claimed victory in the 2018 Plymstock Road Runners’ Muddy Duck 10k. Plymstock are celebrating their 30th anniversary and their annual Muddy Duck race sold out before the day. In the end 248 runners finished the run from Oreston Academy School and into Radford Park. The race involves a number of water crossings and short … Continue reading

Plymouth diver Heslop picks up a medal at FINA Grand Prix in Madrid
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Plymouth diver Heslop picks up a medal at FINA Grand Prix in Madrid

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Aidan Heslop claimed another international medal on Friday by winning bronze at the FINA Grand Prix in Madrid. The 16-year-old, who impressed at April’s Commonwealth Games for Wales, took third place in the men’s 10m platform competition in the Spanish capital. His podium place came just two weeks after he had won a … Continue reading

Lake wins a bronze medal at ITU Aquathlon World Championships in Denmark
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Lake wins a bronze medal at ITU Aquathlon World Championships in Denmark

TAVISTOCK athlete Sam Lake has won a bronze medal at ITU Aquathlon World Championships in Denmark. Lake, a Tavistock Swimming Club and Tavistock Run Project member, finished third in the women’s 40-44 age group category on the island of Fyn. The strength in that category was shown by the top three also finishing in the … Continue reading

Plymouth’s first junior Parkrun will take place on Sunday after more than a year of effort
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Plymouth’s first junior Parkrun will take place on Sunday after more than a year of effort

AFTER more than a year of trying to get it off the ground, Plymouth’s first junior Parkrun will take place on Sunday morning. A group of running enthusiasts started planning it in early 2017, but they hit a host of stumbling blocks along the way, including trying to raise the initial start-up costs. However, on … Continue reading

Plymouth sprinter Arnott selected for European Championships in Berlin
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Plymouth sprinter Arnott selected for European Championships in Berlin

PLYMOUTH sprinter James Arnott has been named in Great Britain’s 52-strong squad for next month’s World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin. The event will take place in the German capital between August 20 and August 26. City of Plymouth athlete Arnott will compete in the T47 100m and 200m. His selection comes on the … Continue reading

Plymouth Diving’s Dixon and Vincent confirmed in GB squad for World Junior Champs
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Plymouth Diving’s Dixon and Vincent confirmed in GB squad for World Junior Champs

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Matthew Dixon and Victoria Vincent will compete at the World Junior Championships in Kiev later this month. It will be Dixon’s second global competition of the summer, having competed at the FINA World Cup in China last month where he finished an impressive ninth in the individual platform event and sixth in the … Continue reading