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Bernice Wilson selected for GB European indoor squad

European Indoor Championships
Venue: Palais Omnisports, Paris Date: 4-6 March
Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button and BBC Sport website (UK only); listen live on BBC Radio; full schedule of events on the official Championships website


Bernice Wilson
Wilson ran a personal best of 7.25secs at the UK indoor championships

Lincolnshire sprinter Bernice Wilson has been selected for the Great Britain squad for the European Indoor Championships in Paris in March.

Wilson, from Wyberton, was second over 60m at the UK indoor championships and runner-up at the Birmingham Grand Prix.

She told BBC Lincolnshire: "After all the work I've done this season it feels so rewarding, it's all paid off.

"I've been pleased with my results against some top-class athletes and that's really lifted my confidence."

The 26-year-old, who competes for Birchfield Harriers, set a new personal best time of 7.25secs when she finished runner-up to Jodie Williams at the UK Indoor Championships in Sheffield, and was beaten only by Gloria Asunmu of the United States in Birmingham.

Wilson added: "In my head I'm going there to win it, but if I get into the final I would be really pleased with that.

"I'm just going to concentrate on myself and not think about the other athletes, just do the best I can as I've been doing all season and hopefully I'll come out with a good result."



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