A guide to the action in Birmingham, including previews, timetable and live stream info.
The New Balance English Schools Championships has been a breeding ground for the top talent for decades and this year the event, taking place at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium on Friday and Saturday July 12-13, is again likely to feature several athletes who in the future will go on to compete for Britain at senior level.
European under-18 Olympic 3000m champion Thomas Keen was set to go for a third consecutive English Schools title but may now focus on the European Athletics Under-20 Championships in Boras.
Lewis Byng is also bound for Boras and competes in the shot in Birmingham, while Rory Leonard, set to run 5000m in Boras, is entered for the 1500m in Birmingham.
Tom Hewson is aiming for a third straight javelin title but is expected to have a tough battle with Max Law, who leads the world under-18 rankings with 68.57m.
After winning England Athletics high jump and triple jump titles last month, Temi Ojora (pictured top) confines herself to the latter. With three athletes over 12.75m this year, the expected close rivalry between her, Eloise Harvey and Jazz Sears could see the championships best of 13.06m fall....
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