NIGEL LEVINE CLAIMS SIXTH INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

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After a very tight finish Nigel Levine claimed his sixth indoor 400m championship medal in a row. The 26-year old finished in 48.00 in the final. His impressive performance in the semi-final of 48.18 made him the hot favourite to win the competition and he didn’t disappoint delivering another win in Sheffield. Next up for him is a stint of warm weather training out in Florida with his training group and Coach, Linford Christie. Here he will be preparing for what is an incredibly important summer for him and hope to get selected for the Olympic team to go out to Rio later this year.

Luke Lennon-Ford also competed in the 400m finishing the heats in second with 48.74. However, he was controversially disqualified for running out of the lane.

Nathan Douglas competed in the triple jump with him being tipped to win the competition. He however, finished third with a result of 15.93m. Tosin Oke won the competition with an impressive jump of 16.48m.

There were also wins for; James Dasalou in the 60m sprint, Asha Philip reclaimed the women’s 60m title she won in 2014, Lee Emanuel won the 3000m after finishing in 7:55:61.

Rachel Wallder won the women’s shot put with a stadium record of 17.23m. Adelle Tracey won the women’s 800m. Charlie Grice was guaranteed a spot at the World indoors by winning the 1,500m in 3.46.50.


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