Andrew Pozzi and Imani Lansiquot in GB squad for World Championships in Doha

Andrew Pozzi and Imani Lansiquot have been Appointed in Qatar in a squad for the World Championships.

Together with the Tokyo Olympics less than a year away, the pressure is mounting with another chance to impress on the biggest stage together using the Championships beginning on September 27.
Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson, also sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, triple champion from 2018 along with IAAF Diamond League runner-up over 200m will be gunning with the GB team set a target of seven by UK Sport for awards.
Athletes return with previously earned choice for London including world indoor champion Pozzi and Sky Sports Scholar.
„I’m delighted to have been named in the group,“ the 110m hurdler said.
„I have had a good time and despite a few drawbacks I’m now training really well and eager to demonstrate my very best form in Doha.“
Sprinter Lansqiuot, that missed out on a place in the 100m, has struggled with a small accident recently but will get a chance.
The 21-year-old Londoner is currently in a group of six with an runners having won the medal in each of the four relays in London in 2017.
Lansiquot is joined Ashleigh Nelson, Kristal Awuah, Daryll Neita, by Asher-Smith along with Asha Philip.
„It is always an honour to represent your country, so I’m excited about pulling the GB vest,“ Lansiquot explained.
„I worked extremely tough to be in the perfect shape to compete for one of the 100m places, but due to my recent injury I simply came into fitness a few weeks too late.
„Regardless of this, I always want the women all the best, and I’m excited about getting faster and focused for the relay.“
Adam Gemili and Zharnel Hughes will double up in the men’s sprint events and European winner Matthew Hudson-Smith will take about the world’s best at the 400m.
Martyn Rooney, that has been named from the squad for the men’s 400m relay, would be competing in his eighth World Championships.

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