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David Greene in Moscow World Athletics Championships

The very best of luck to David Greene who will be defending his World Championships 400m Hurdles title in Moscow starting this weekend. If you want to watch David round 1 is Monday 12th August (8.05am BST), the semi final Tuesday 13th August (4.40pm BST) and Final on Thursday 15th August (6.00pm BST).

Results Round Up From (Stoke Gifford, Bromley & Colwyn Bay)

Saturday 3rd August was the U16 & U18 Celtic Games International at Colwyn Bay V Ireland V Scotland and it was great to see so many Swansea Harriers juniors selected for their country an achievement they can be very proud of.

Results Round Up From Cardiff x 2 & Tenby 10K

Sunday 28th July was the 4th and final round in the premier 1 Division of the U17 & U20 Youth Development League @ Cardiff. The team were in a relegation battle to survive in the Premiership. Superb team spirit was shown on the day with the biggest turnout for the team all season with the entire squad mucking in to cover as many events as possible and it was worth the effort. The team managed to hold onto 4th place on the day and in the league to avoid the drop.

Level 1 Officials Qualification

Wednesday 4th September there will be a level 1 Assistant Officials British Athletics Qualification held at the Swansea University Indoor Athletics Track open to volunteers from all clubs.

Results round Up from (Carmarthen, Dublin & Brecon)

Wednesday 17th July was the culmination of all the primary schools athletics fixtures for 2013 with the annual Dyfed V West Glamorgan Primary Schools Inter County Match at Carmarthen. 

Club Rankings, Records & Gold Awards

It's been 4 weeks since the last list of 2013 club records and rankings were released, so here are the latest standings.
To date there have been 11 club records broken:
SW 100m Rachel Johncock (11.55) and 200m (23.74).
SM 1500m Chris Gowell (3.39.29).

Run Jump Throw Coaching Certificate Volunteers Required

Tuesday 30th July 6.30pm to 9.30pm @ Swansea University there is a Welsh Athletics Run Jump Throw Certificate, this course is open to volunteers from all clubs, costing just £20, minimum age is 14. The certificate will cover the fundamentals of warm ups, cool downs and if time allows the basics of all events (Endurance, Speed, Hurdles, Relays, Shot, Discus, Hammer, Javelin, Pole Vault, Long Jump, Triple Jump & High Jump).

International Selections (World Championships, British Schools U17, Celtic Games U16 & U18 and Welsh Athletics U20 & Seniors)

With the teams declared for some of the up coming internationals it has been fantastic and very exciting to see so many Swansea Harriers athletes selected, their selections are much deserved and we are sure they will do themselves proud. The very best of luck and many congratulations to:

World Athletics Championships @ MOSCOW, RUSSIA 10th to 18th August:

David Greene (400m Hurdles) 

Results Round Up From (Cardiff, Kingston, Sport City and Swansea)

Back on Sunday 30th June David Greene came 5th in the Sainsbury's Grand prix at Birmingham in a time of (49.55) against some world class opposition over the 400m Hurdles, very well done to David on another sub fifty clocking. Click here for the full results.


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