Grice in World Championships - - Youth Development League
Charlie Grice (Brighton Phoenix) is the only Sussex athlete to be included in the United Kingdom team for the World Championships at Beijing next month.
Grice, who is the British Champion and got the better of his British Rivals in the “Emsley Carr Mile” at the Olympic Stadium last weekend, is paired with his oft times Edinburgh rival Chris O’Hare.
Lee Emanuel from Hastings, who had actually achieved the 1500m standard indoors back in February and indeed won a medal in the European Indoor 3000 metres championships in the winter, has not transferred this indoor form to Outdoor events and misses a place in the team.
Youth Development League Crawley had a great battle with the strong Reading and Tonbridge teams in the final fixture of the Upper Age Group in the UK Youth Development League on Sunday before being squeezed into third place.
This result sees the North Sussex team finish third in the final League table behind Tonbridge and Reading and they will spend another year in Premier two.
Sunday’s appalling weather forced the cancellation of one match and the results from the Brighton & Hove South West 1A match at Withdean are still not available.
Horsham Blue Star finished second in their North ..
There was an excellent fourth team placing for the Sussex girls in the South East Under 13 Inter-county match at Kingston in wet and difficult conditions on Sunday.
The Boys also did well placing seventh of the 13 competing counties.
As is usually the case there were few Sussex winners at this ..
A sparkling run at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday saw Charlie Grice (Brighton Phoenix) underline his current position as the top British 1500 metre/One mile runner.
Racing in a strong International field in the “Emsley Carr Mile” Grice, the reigning British Champion was, like British rivals Ross Murray and Chris O’Hare ..
Sussex had a tough time at the South of England U17 Inter-counties match at High Wycombe last weekend when they finished eighth in the men’s match and seventh in the women’s match.
Lillie Franks appears to have been the only winner clearing 1.72m in the high jump.
Tamsin Campbell cleared 3.25m ..
Grice gets standard - Buxton and Anning take Southern Titles.
Charlie Grice (Brighton Phoenix) made sure of a trip to the World championships at Beijing next month when he cracked the Qualifying standard in a hard fought race at Heusden-Zolder in Belgium at the weekend.
Grice was squeezed into second place in in 3:35.29s, nearly one second inside the standard required, ..
There was a disappointing run from Grace Baker from Hastings in the final of the 5,000 metres at the European Junior Championships in Sweden on Sunday.
Although her best time would have seen her challenging for a medal she was a minute outside her best as she finished back in 16th ..
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