The British Olympic Association selected the first draft of Team GB track and field athletes for Beijing yesterday. The final list of competitors will be announced this Saturday, following a confirmation of medical fitness for some athletes.
2004 Olympic medallist Kelly Sotherton and world medallists Christine Ohuruogu and Nicola Sanders are among members of Team GB which is expected to consist of around 300 athletes.
100m: Jeanette Kwayke
200m: Emily Freeman
400m: Lee McConnell, Christine Ohuruogu, Nicola Sanders.
800m: Marilyn Okoro
1500m: Lisa Dobriskey
5000m: Jo Pavey
10,000m: Jo Pavey
3000m steeple chase: Helen Clitheroe, Barbara Parker
400m hurdles: Tasha Danvers
Pole Vault: Kate Dennison
Long Jump: Jade Johnson
Discus: Philippa Roles
Javelin: Goldie Sayers
Heptathlon: Kelly Sotherto, Julie Hollman
4x100m: Emma Ania, Montell Douglas, Jeanette Kwayke, Anyika Onuora, Laura Turner
4x400m: Lee McConnell, Christine Ohuruogu, Nicola Sanders
Athletes already confirmed:
20k walk: Johanna Jackson
Marathon: Paula Radcliffe, Mara Yamauchi, Liz Yelling
Stevie Mackenzie-Smith, Sportsister
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