A Great Honour
Congratulations to life members; club president David Brown CBE, and former honorary club secretary Carol Brown.
Both Carol and David have been appointed to the IPC Paralympic World Championships and the IAAF World Championships in London this year. Carol is in the Call Room at both events. David will be starting at the Paralympics, and Chief Starters Assistant and Out of Stadium starter at the World Championships.
This is a great honour and Sale Harriers are very proud of our association with them and wish them well in this fantastic experience.
In August 2017, London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will light up for a spectacular Summer of World Athletics. It will be the biggest global sporting event of the year Over 10 magical days, the world’s top athletes will bring the roar back to the iconic stadium that saw Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Usain Bolt race to glory.
The London Championships will be the 16th in the event’s 34-year history with the first IAAF World Championships being hosted in Helsinki in 1983. The most recent Championships in Beijing, China, in August, 2015, saw 1931 athletes participate from a record 207 national federations. Kenya topped the medal table for the first time in its history, winning 16 medals of which seven were gold. USA have topped the medal table on 10 occasions.
Posted 10/04/2017 16:06