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What next for Michael Rimmer?

Michael Rimmer made the GB team for the World Championships in Beijing after a miraculous recovery to his season and a superb qualifying time. That the 800m has moved on in the last couple of years was exemplified by the growing list of new rising talent. Michael went out in a tactical heat finishing fourth […]

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Amelia McLaughlin EA Senior High Jump Champion 2015

Amelia is the EA Senior High Jump Champion.

After the disappointment of finishing second at the English schools championships last month, Amelia Jennings-McLaughlin has won the England Athletics Senior High Jump Championships at Bedford with a leap of 1.77m. All the hard work with coach, Sue Moncrief, has paid off and Amelia has become the club’s first senior EA champion for many years. […]

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Kia Finch

Ticket to Beijing

Michael Rimmer produced a season best performance on Saturday finishing 5th in a world class field at the Olympic stadium in London. Always in contention, Michael found himself boxed in, but a gutsy performance over the last 50 metres saw him power through on the inside to record a time of 1:45.67 and secure the […]

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Clare Constable

Amazing comeback from Michael Rimmer

After a modest performance in the British Championships the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton 800m star, Michael Rimmer’s chances of selection for the World Championships in Beijing were all but written off. He needed to prove himself fast enough for the selectors. He did this in no uncertain style in Madrid. In a race packed with talented […]

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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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