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Last Updated: Monday, 27 November 2006, 12:08 GMT
Farah and Pavey head Euros teams
Mo Farah
Farah has been in fine form this winter
Mo Farah and Jo Pavey will lead the British charge for medals at the European Cross-Country Championships in Italy next month.

Both Farah and Pavey will hope to challenge for individual gold, while both men's and women's teams have a chance of winning their own titles.

UK Athletics' Spencer Barden said: "We will face strong competition.

"But we have selected the team on form to give ourselves the best chance of earning team and individual medals."

606 DEBATE:Your thoughts on GB's medal chances

European 5,000 metres silver medallist Farah stormed to victory in Sunday's Dunkirk international cross-country event, while Pavey won the British trial in Liverpool on Saturday.

The women's squad includes Hayley Yelling, the 2004 European title winner, and her sister-in-law Liz Yelling, one of the country's most consistent cross-country performers.


Senior men's team:
M Farah, M Skinner, C Thompson, G Thompson, F Tickner, S Vernon.

Senior women's team:
N Harvey, F Milton, J Pavey, K Reed, H Yelling, L Yelling.



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