British athletics Championships


European trials at Birmingham

                                             BRITISH ATHLETIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

Banbury Harriers talented sprinter Kyle Ennis stepped up his game to a higher level over the weekend at The Alexander Stadium Birmingham in the British Championships which included the European Trials.

 On Friday evening in the heats of the 200metres against Danny Talbot the previous week ends second man home in the European Cup for the UK in the 100metres. He produced a time of 21.29s, just outside his personal best to finish third and qualify for Saturdays final.

 He lined up for the final alongside Talbot and two other members of the winning 4x100m relay team from the above meeting James Ellington and Adam Gemeli. In this company he was in a determined mood to break 21seconds, unfortunately he acted too keen at the start and received an automatic disqualification.

 Earlier on Saturday he had already successfully battled his way in the heats of the 100metres for Sunday’s semi- final heats. He again finished third in his heat behind another member of relay team Harry Atkines-Aryeetey.

In his semi-final he was surrounded by UK vest runners and despite producing a personal best time of 10.6s and another club record he finished seventh and missed a final place.


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