The interesting information for you and your family


      ByMonelo Gabriel

      Apr 12, 2023

      The Coventry Spring Meeting, organized by UK Athletics, will take place on the weekend of 15-16 April 2023 and will welcome a number of Paralympic, World and European medalists to the University of Warwick track.

      Following a string of impressive world records earlier this year, Hannah Cockroft (coach: Paul Mosely, club: Leeds) (T34) will take on Kare Adenegan (Job King, Coventry) (T34) in the 100m and 400m on Saturday. Adenegan, a five-time Paralympic medalist, will also compete in the 800 meters on Sunday.

      Sammi Kinghorn (Rodger Harkins, Red Star) (T53) is another notable name to watch out for in women’s wheelchair racing and will also compete in the 100m and 400m.

      2019 Para Athletics World Champions Kayleigh Haggo (John Owens, Red Star) and Gavin Drysdale (David Phee, Red Star) will compete in the Frame Running 100m event. Both sealed world titles, formerly known as RaceRunning, in Dubai as the discipline made its first Championship appearance. World silver medalist Rafi Solaiman (Philip Fleetwood, Charnwood) will also take part in the men’s race.

      After setting a British record 1500m T54 in Dubai earlier this year, Nathan Maguire (Ste Hoskins, Kirkby) will continue his preparations for this summer’s World Para Athletics Championships in Paris (July 8-17) at as he progresses in the 100m and 400m at Coventry. . He will face multiple Paralympic medalist Brent Lakatos (CAN) in the events.

      Tokyo 2020 relay silver medalist Ali Smith (Benke Blomkvist, Guilford & Godalming) (T38) will participate in the walking 400m, while Paralympic 400m T20 bronze medalist Columba Blango (Chris Zah, Shaftesbury Barnet) he will run in the men’s equivalent where he will face the Europeans. medalists John Bridge (Darrell Maynard, Cardiff) (T47) and Shaun Burrows (Joe McDonnell, Charnwood) (T38).

      Commonwealth T47 100m champion Emmanuel Oyinbo-Coker (Joe McDonnell, Newham & Essex Beagles) will compete in the short sprints in the West Midlands, while the traveling long jump will see junior world medalists Karim Chan (Lukasz Zawila, Charnwood) and Barney Corrall ( Aston Moore, Charnwood) in action.

      Three-time Paralympic champion Stephen Miller (Ros Miller, Gateshead) (F32) will compete in the men’s club throw competition, with European bronze medalist Emily Stewart (Richard Kaufman, Gateshead) (F38) lining up in both the women’s shot put wandering as on disk.

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