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Sainsbury's British Championships,  27-29 June, Alexander Stadium

Some of Britain's best athletes will go head-to-head in a weekend of action-packed athletics for the Sainsbury's British Championships on 27-29 June.

The outdoor season kicks off in style and the spotlight will fall on Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium where Britain’s best go head-to-head to be crowned British champion. With places on the GB & NI team for the European Championships at stake, this promises to be an explosive start to a summer of world-class athletics.

For more information, please visit britishathletics.org.uk

Competition!

Win a pair of tickets to the British Championships here and witness some of the best sporting talent right here in Birmingham.

 


 

 

British Athletics Grand Prix, 24 August, Alexander Stadium

The Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix returns to the West Midlands on August 24, and looks set to be another spectacle with double world and Olympic Champion Mo Farah and world 400m champion Christine Ohuruogu already confirmed for the prestigious IAAF Diamond League event. Greg Rutherford, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and home favourite Robbie Grabarz have all  starred in the West Midlands in previous years, and this year is expected to attract the biggest names in track and field once again in the summer.

 

Another world-class line-up is expected once again for 2014. For more information, visit www.britishathletics.org.uk

 


 

Sainsbury's IPC Grand Prix Final, 25 August, Alexander Stadium

The grand finale of the 2014 athletics calendar will welcome some of the world’s best Paralympians back to Birmingham on August 25 for the Sainsbury’s IPC Grand Prix Final. After a successful initiation last year, with London 2012 gold medallists Jonnie Peacock, David Weir and Hannah Cockroft headlining the proceedings, the stage is set for an explosive finale at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium.

For more information, please visit britishathletics.org.uk

 

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