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England team named for Bislett pre-meet

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The England team for the Bislett Games pre-meet at Stavanger, Norway, on Wednesday night, 13 June, includes three of the athletes named to compete for Norwich Union Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the European Cup Super League in the Munich Olympic Stadium on 23-24 June.


World Juniors bronze medallist Martyn Rooney (Croydon Harriers) and Graham Hedman (Woodford Green with Essex Ladies) run the Stavanger 400m in their build-up to the Cup 4x400m. UK Challenge discus champion Emeka Udechuku (also Woodford) completes the trio. The rest of the team is:


Men – 100m: Simeon Williamson (Victoria Park Harriers and Tower Hamlets), Jeffrey Lawal-Balogun (Kent AC). 800m: Richard Hill (Notts AC). 3000m: Phil Nicholls (Tipton Harriers). Triple jump: Larry Achike (Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers), Gary White (Cardiff AAC).


Women – 100m: Anike Shand-Whittingham (Blackheath and Bromley). 200m: Victoria Barr (Rugby and Northampton AC). 800m: Vicky Griffiths (Liverpool Harriers). 100m hurdles: Sara McGreavy (Sale Harriers Manchester), Katey Read (Liverpool Harriers). 400m hurdles: Liz Fairs (Trafford AC). High jump: Adele Lassu (Barnsley AC). Long jump: Amy Harris (Birchfield Harriers).