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Dasaolu heading to the Gold Coast

James Dasaolu is set to compete in the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia after Team England announced 75 athletes to their squad earlier today.

James will be one of 600 athletes and staff representing the nation across 18 sports.

Sarah Winckless, Chef de Mission for Commonwealth Games England, said: “We’re putting forward some of the best athletes in the world and we’re confident we will be sending the most prepared English team to Australia.”

England athletics squad for the Commonwealth Games:

100m & relay: James Dasaolu, Adam Gemili, Asha Philip, Desiree Henry
200m & relay: Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, Danny Talbot, Zharnel Hughes, Dina Asher-Smith, Bianca Williams
400m & relay: Matthew Hudson-Smith
110m hurdles: Andy Pozzi, Dave King
100m hurdles: Tiffany Porter
400m hurdles: Jack Green, Meghan Beesley
4x100m relay: Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, Ashleigh Nelson, Corinne Humphreys
4x400m relay: Dwayne Cowan, Rabah Yousif, Martyn Rooney, George Caddick, Emily Diamond, Finette Agyapong, Anyika Onuora, Perri Shakes-Drayton, Margaret Adeoye, Cheriece Hylton
800m: Kyle Langford, Elliot Giles, Andrew Osagie, Shelayna Oskan-Clarke, Adelle Tracey
1,500m: Charlie Grice, Sarah McDonald, Jessica Judd, Katie Snowden
5,000m: Laura Weightman
10,000m: Andy Vernon
Marathon: Alyson Dixon, Sonia Samuels
3,000m steeplechase: Rosie Clarke, Iona Lake
20k Race Walk: Tom Bosworth, Callum Wilkinson, Gemma Bridge
High jump: Robbie Grabarz, Tom Gale, Chris Barker, Morgan Lake, Bethan Partridge
Pole vault: Adam Hague, Luke Cutts, Holly Bradshaw, Lucy Bryan, Molly Caudery
Long jump: Greg Rutherford, Dan Bramble, Lorraine Ugen, Shara Proctor, Jazmin Sawyers
Triple jump: Nathan Fox, Nathan Douglas, Ben Williams
Shot put: Rachel Wallader, Amelia Strickler
Discus: Jade Lally
Hammer: Nick Miller, Taylor Campbell, Sophie Hitchon
Decathlon: Ashley Bryant, John Lane
Heptathlon: Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Niamh Emerson, Katie Stainton

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