Athletics: Reid selected for World Youth Championships

Catherine Reid (Photo: Dave Norton)

Catherine Reid (Photo: Dave Norton)

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It’s shaping up to be a busy July for Manx sprinter Catherine Reid after she was selected for the IAAF World Youth Championships.

The 17-year-old Castle Rushen High School student is currently with Team Isle of Man at the NatWest Island Games.

The 400m runner will then jet off to represent GB at the Youth Championships which take place in Cali, Colombia between July 15-19.

The Manx Harrier, who is currently ranked second under-20 runner in Britain, is part of a 27-strong GB contingent headed for South America later his month and will contest the 400m with Hannah Williams (Herts Phoenix), sister of European 200m silver medallist Jodie.

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