Michael Rimmer was in Doha for the first of the Diamond League matches. Olympic Champion and World Record holder, David Rudisha, was hot favourite for the 800m and duly delivered emphatically in 1.43.87. Michael was in the following clutch of runners that battled it out eventually giving way marginally to two other Kenyans,Mohammed Aman (1.44.21) [...]
Liverpool Pembroke Sefton were co-hosts of the final Mid-Lancs Cross Country League match at a sunny Beacon Park, Skelmersdale. The dramatic backdrop saw some fiercely contested races in spite of eventual league positions being largely per-determined. It was a particularly good day for the club’s females. The Under 15s were without star Rosie Johnson resting [...]
Michael Rimmer has been selected to represent GB and NI for the European Indoor Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden on 1-3 March. Currently ranked No 1 in Europe he has a great opportunity of medalling once more at this level.
After a disappointing Olympics Michael Rimmer is back with a bang. At the British Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham he lined up with some formidable 800m opponents including Abubaker Kaki(Sudan) twice winner of the World Indoor title and Andrew Osagie, Olympic finalist and the man who in 2012 took away from him his outdoor national [...]
Liverpool Pembroke Sefton went to Lancaster University for another Mid-Lancs Cross Country League match. Rosie Johnson was again in splendid form taking the Under 15 race and leading Anna Hulme(8), Charlotte Mawdsley(12), Corinne Mawdsley(13) and Jessica Gonzalez-Green(21) to team success. With one match to go they are assured of league victory, an age group the [...]
After a disappointing Olympics it would have been understandable if Michael Rimmer had called it a day for the season. However, he bounced back in the Samsung Diamond League Meeting in Zurich. In a swift 800m that saw Olympic Champion and World Record holder, David Rudisha (1.42.81) narrowly beaten by Mohammed Aman of Ethiopia (1.42.53) [...]
Michael Rimmer’s Olympic dream came to an abrupt end as he failed to survive the first round of the 800m in London. Taking the lead he displayed confidence but in the inevitable charge down the home straight he faded to fifth in what for him was the very modest time of 1.49.05. In spite of [...]
These are now in the Olympic Village after spending several weeks with LPS. They were: Micronesia: John Howard, Mihter Wendolin and Rendy Geminaro(Official) Palau: Ruby Gabriel, Rodman Teltull and Carson Olgerill(Coach) Marshall Islands: Hayley Nemra, Timmi Garstang John, Mihter, Ruby, Rodman and Timmi joined Ray and Trisha`s sprint training group and Hayley John Bradshaw`s endurance [...]
Michael Rimmer has been selected for the Olympic Games 800m. Congratulations to him and to his coach Norman Poole.
Michael Rimmer was at the Samsung Diamond League match at Doha and up against some classy 800m athletes. World record holder, David Rudisha (Kenya) stamped his authority on the race with 1.43.10 but immediately behind there was a mad scramble for places involving six runners. Michael finished 6th in 1.44.86 with colleague Andrew Osagie marginally [...]