NORWICH UNION GB & NI MARATHON TEAM FOR IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Mara Yamauchi (Harrow), the leading British performer in Sunday’s London Marathon have been named in the Norwich Union Great Britain and Northern Ireland team for the IAAF World Championships, which takes place in Osaka, Japan on 24 August-2 September.
Mara Yamauchi (Harrow), 6th in Sunday’s race, has been named in the women’s team. Effectively, Yamauchi will be racing on home territory in Osaka, as she is based in Tokyo. Her World Cup team mates will be Kathy Butler (Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow), Tracey Morris (Valley Striders) and Liz Yelling (Bedford & County).
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Chris Broadbent, UK Athletics Media Officer - Performance
Tel: 0870 998 6772
Media Officer - Performance
UK Athletics Ltd
Blythe Valley Park
T: 0870 998 6772
F: 0870 998 6753
photo Getty Images