Murray, Duck and Small to lead British Kampala World Cross Country team

Claire Duck, Louise Small and Rebecca Murray have been selected to lead the British senior women’s and U23 team respectively ahead of the 2017 Kampala World Cross Country Championships due 26th March.

Overall, British Athletics announced a 16-strong team, Jonathan Shields leading the junior men’s team.  Inter County champion Anna MacFadyen will head the junior women’s team.

Shields will be making his overseas debut in a British jersey following his victory at the Inter County Championships.

Scottish champion Gillian Black, gold medal winners Victoria Weir and Amelia Quirk, Welsh champion Cari Hughes, and global championship debutant Phoebe Barker will make the trip as well.

Kampala will be the fourth African city in the history of the IAAF World Cross Championships to host the tournament.

British team for Kampala

Senior women: Claire Duck, Emily Hosker-Thornhill, Rebecca Murray, Louise Small
U20 men: Scott Beattie, Ben Davies, Hugo Milner, Luke Prior, Jonathan Shields, Sam Stevens
U20 women: Phoebe Barker, Gillian Black, Cari Hughes, Anna MacFadyen, Amelia Quirk, Victoria Weir