Birmingham Diary: Reece Prescod wins the 100 meters, from EME News

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R Prescod mens 100M winner.jpegReece Prescod won 100m at British Trials, photo by David Wearn
Here's EME News review of the first day at the British Trials in Birmingham, England on July 1.
Prescod wins the 100 m
BIRMINGHAM (GBR, Jul 1): European indoor 60m champion Asha Philip won the 100m title on the first day of the British Championships in 11.21 (-1.3) ahead of Daryll Neita (11.25) and Ashleigh Nelson (11.28). Philip also clocked 11.19 (-0.9) in the heats and Nelson 11.27. After running 11.41 in the heats, Dina Asher-Smith was sixth in the final in 11.53 in her first competition since injury but won't contest the 200m. Reece Prescod won the men's 100m final in 10.09 (0.0) from James Dasaolu but Chijindu Ujah was a DNS in the final after running a wind-aided 9.98 (2.8) in the heats. Also on the track, U20 Alicia Barrett won the 100m hurdles in 13.26 (-1.4) and Andrew Butchart won the 5000m in 13:50.56.
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Holly Bradshaw, pole vault winner, photo by David Wearn
On the in-field, former world U20 champion Morgan Lake won the high jump with a 1.96m PB before three attempts at 1.99m, Holly Bradshaw cleared 4.45m to win the pole vault and Olympic bronze medallist Sophie Hitchon went out to 67.58m in the hammer. Junior Naomi Ogbeta won the triple jump with a big PB of 13.64m while former world U18 champion Ben Williams won the men's triple jump with 16.71m.
Elsewhere, Lynsey Sharp (2:02.72) and Jess Judd (4:11.96) were the fastest in the 800m and 1500m heats respectively with Emily Diamond clocking 52.35 in the 400m heats. However, former world and Olympic champion Christine Ohuruogu misses out on a place in the final after clocking 54.41.
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Naomi Ogebeta, Triple Jump champion, photo by David Wearn

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