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More disappointment for Michael Rimmer

Four Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes qualified for the British Championships at Birmingham. The club`s main hope lay with 800m multi-winner Michael Rimmer even though he was still not 100% well after back surgery. Two weeks previous he had run an encouraging 1.47.62 in Poland and things were looking on the up as he cruised through […]

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Harry on targets for trials, Amelia second at Bedford

Harry Doran`s progress as a 800m runner continues. After posting early season times of 1.54 and then 1.51 he went to the British Miler`s Club graded meet at Manchester`s Sportcity. Still learning the two lap event he ran a more balanced race winning in an excellent 1.49.41 which marginally shades his personal best and consolidates […]

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Michael Rimmer after winning his 6th AAA 800m title

What next for Michael Rimmer?

The beginning of the Track and Field season had seen Michael Rimmer showing signs of a return to his best which included winning the national 800m title for a record number of times. However, a disappointing Commonwealth Games Championships indicated that the stress fracture in his back had reappeared. This was confirmed in the European […]

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Michael Rimmer in action at Glasgow

Michael Rimmer at the Commonwealth Games

Michael Rimmer looked relatively comfortable in the heats of the 800m recording 1.47.64 behind world record holder, David Rudisha (Kenya). He looked distinctly at ease in the semis, though, running out fifth(1.47.70) behind new star Nijel Amos of Botswana. For a moment he appeared out of the competition but scraped through to the final on […]

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Rosie Johnson in action at English Schools May 2014

Amelia and Rosie delight at the English Schools

Four Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes were selected by their respective counties to represent them at the highly regarded English Schools Track and Field Championships at Birmingham. Two produced outstanding results. Amelia McLaughlin(Greater Manchester) took the Senior Girls High Jump title with 1.75m and can claim to be the most consistent high jumper on the circuit. […]

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Michael Rimmer after winning his 6th AAA 800m title

Michael Rimmer Jubilant

The Sainsbury British Athletic Championships and European Trials were again held at Birmingham. Michael Rimmer, who has described this season as `the toughest of my life’ lined up for the unprecedented prospect of taking the national title for the seventh time. After a controlled heat inĀ  1.49.65 he went into the Final against tough opposition […]

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Joe Milton with his gold medal

A superb season for Joe Milton

Three members of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton duly made the long trip to Bedford for the England Athletic Championships for Under 15 and Under 17`s with the trio all having realistic medal prospects. Joe Milton has already had a truly outstanding season and has never been headed in his favourite 300m event. With controlled heat times […]

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Huge disappointment for Michael in Moscow

After having to run a super fast time of 1.45.47 to qualify for the semis in the opening rounds of the 800m in the World Athletic Championships in Moscow Michael Rimmer was clearly up against what was going to be an unexpectedly top quality event, even without the presence of the world record holder David […]

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Graeme and Michael at the Anniversary Games

Graeme Ballard was among the many athletes returning to the Olympic Stadium for the Sainsbury`s Anniversary Games. Following his bronze medal in the previous week’s IPC World Championships he was clearly in fine form and relishing the televised occasion in front of a 60,000 sell-out crowd. His T36 100m Final provided him with an opportunity […]

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Michael Rimmer after winning his 6th AAA 800m title

Rimmer takes another title

Michael Rimmer was at Birmingham on the hottest day of the year for the British 800m Championships and World Championship trials. Having successfully negotiated his heat in 1.48.86 he found he had to work a lot harder in the final. With 250m to go he was well clear of his rivals and although tying up […]

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