Guy Learmonth named in GB team for Prague

Guy Learmonth
Guy Learmonth

Berwick athlete Guy Learmonth has today been included in the 39-strong team to represent Great Britain & Northern Ireland at the 2015 European Indoor Championships in Prague.

He is one of eight athletes to receive senior selection for the first time.

Learmonth, coached by Eyemouth’s Henry Gray, is one of three athletes picked to represent Team GB in the men’s 800m. James Bowness and

Mukhtar Mohammed are the other two.

Learmonth guaranteed his spot at the weekend by running inside the qualifying time of 1:48.00 at the Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham.

The 22-year-old’s time of 1:47:38 was an indoor personal best.

The European Indoor Championships takes place in Prague from March 5 to 8. March.