GB select James for Moscow

James Dasaolu has been named to represent the British team for Moscow in August at the World Championship.

James joins 18 other athletes with the Qualifying ‘A’ standard that includes Jessica Ennis-Hill and Mo Farah.

With James will be joined by Dwain Chambers and Harry Aikines-Aryeetey who ran a personal best at the British trials in Birmingham. 10.08sec in finishing second to Chambers on Saturday. Adam Gemili, Delano Williams and James Ellington will represent GB in the 200m.

‘The team selected are a mix of defending champions, potential medallists, finalists and some really exciting young talents that we see as future medallists.’ Said acting Head Coach Neil Black.

‘Last weekend’s British Championships was a brilliant stage for the world trials, and we saw some world class performances. It gave the selectors a real opportunity to see the athletes in championship mode and we were not disappointed.’

‘A year on from the Games and it is great to look forward to Moscow with the selected team, as we take our first steps in the build up towards Rio 2016 and London 2017.’

James will go out to the British holding camp in Barcelona in two weeks to prepare for the Championships.

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