17 Oct '15, 9pm

Team GB: An end of term report, by Stuart Weir, #teamgb, #britishathletics, #aw, #runblogrun,

Team GB: An end of term report, by Stuart Weir, #teamgb, #britishathletics, #aw, #runblogrun,

With people already focusing on the 2016 Olympics, where is British Athletics at the moment and what can we realistically expect from the forthcoming Olympic Games? Team GB went into the Beijing World Championships on the back of an amazing 2014 European Championships which saw an incredible haul of 23 medals (12 gold, 5 silver and 6 bronze). However, we all know how difficult it is to transfer regional success to the world stage - in any case six of the European medallists were not competing in Beijing due to injury, non-selection or even opting out. In the event seven medals (4 gold, a silver and 2 bronze) was one more than at the 2013 World Championships and represented an excellent return. The heart of the team was the 2012 Super-Sunday trio of Mo Farah, Jess Ennis-Hill and Greg Rutherford who collected the team's four golds. There seems no reason why the trio will not...

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