- November 20, 2019
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Imani Lansiquot and andrew Pozzi Are Appointed in a squad for the World Championships.
Together with the Tokyo Olympics less than a year off, the pressure is mounting with a different opportunity to impress the largest stage together using the Championships starting on September 27 on the nation’s top athletes.
Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson, also sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, triple European champion from IAAF along with 2018 Diamond League runner-up over 200m will be gunning for awards with the GB team.
Athletes return having earned selection for London such as world indoor champion Pozzi and Sky Sports Scholar.
“I am delighted to have been named in the group,” that the 110m hurdler mentioned.
“I’ve had a fantastic season and despite a couple of setbacks I’m currently training really well and excited to demonstrate my best type in Doha.”
Sprinter Lansqiuot, who missed out on a spot in the 100m, has fought in recent weeks but will get a chance.
The 21-year-old Londoner is at a group of six with an British relay runners having won an unparalleled medal in every one of the four championships in 2017 in London.
Lansiquot is connected Kristal Awuah by Asher-Smith, Daryll Neita, Ashleigh Nelson and Asha Philip.
“It’s always an honor to represent your country, so I am excited about pulling on the GB vest,” Lansiquot stated.
“I worked extremely tough to maintain the perfect shape to compete for one of the 100m places, but because of my recent injury I simply came to fitness a few weeks too late.
“Regardless of this, I always wish the women all the very best, and I’m anticipating getting quicker and focused for the relay.”
Zharnel Hughes along with adam Gemili will double up in the men’s sprint events along with European champion Matthew Hudson-Smith will take about the world’s best in the 400m.
Martyn Rooney, that has been appointed in the seven-strong squad for the men’s 400m relay, would be competing at his World Championships.
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