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Jazz Crawford

Achievements

I won my first national title in 2012 in 200m sprint, setting the record as the fastest 14 year old in the 200m in the UK with a sprint of 24.48s. I also won a silver medal in 2015 at the English Schools Championships and a bronze medal in the 200m England Athletics U20/U23 championships which led to me being selected for Team GB in 2017. I then competed for Team GB in Manheim, Germany in the 100m and I was also a 4x 100m European Junior Championship bronze medallist and I am aiming to compete at the Olympics in...

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Kimberley Renicks

Achievements

I have been training with both my father and my older sister since I was 4 years old. One of my main ambitions was to win gold medal in the Commonwealth Game. Under the coaching of my older sister, Louise Renicks, I won the Commonwealth gold in the Women’s Under 48kg Judo event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Since the beginning of my career I have won over 15 World Cup medals with victories in Birmingham (2009) and Apia (2013) and I won the British Open in 2013 and 2015. My next plan was to compete at the...

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Laura Samuel

Achievements

I began getting interested in athletics at the age of 9 when I went down to the local athletics club after being spotted by a coach at my primary school and my journey really began from there. I tried different athletic events including 100m and long jump but I feel in love with triple jump at the age of 17 when I filled in for another athlete at a midland league competition. I began training and after two years i had topped the UK rankings at just 19 years old. I realised that I wanted to take the sport more...

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Leon Baptiste

Achievements

I began my career in football but sustained a knee injury at the age of 14 that forced me to look for another sport to become passionate about. When I was 15 my mother took me to my local athletics club trials where I instantly got a buzz for the track and felt like I could really achieve again. I quickly progressed and began representing my county team and within a few years I was representing at an international level. I won two Gold medals at the 2003 European Junior Championships and was subsequently named Junior Male Athlete of the...

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Marissa King

Achievements

I’ve represented Great Britain in the summer Olympics in Beijing and I was also a Great Britain Team member at the European Championships in 2007 and the World Championships in 2007 and 2009. I attended and competed for the University of Florida on a full sports scholarship and became the National Champion on the vault in 2011 and helped Florida win their first ever National Team Championship in 2013. I finished my collegiate career as an 11-time All American and graduated in 2014 with a dual degree in Geography and Telecommunications. I am currently enjoying travelling the world as an...

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Montell Douglas

Achievements

I am a double Olympian representing Team GB at the summer and winter Olympics. I also am a former 100m British record holder being the 2nd fastest of all time and I am also a Commonwealth Games medallist, picking up the gold in the 4x 100m in 2010. In my spare time I love going to the movies! I was even an extra in ‘Justice League’ as an Amazonian warrior. I love talking with people and developing their mental health and well being!

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