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GB athletes in SA

Mo Farah

British athletes including Mo Farah are soaking up the South Africa sun as they prepare for the Beijing Olympics

British coach Mark Rowland (left) with Mo Farah

The 5,000m European Championship silver medallist has been warm-weather training at Potchefstroom since 2001

Jenny Meadows

Jenny Meadows has swapped the cold and rain of Wigan's Robin Park to take advantage of the facilities for the first time

Kelly Sotherton

The 800m runner is joined by world 400m champion Christine Ohuruogu and heptathlon bronze medallist Kelly Sotherton

Kelly Sotherton

Sotherton also takes advantage of the indoor facilities at the complex which is 90 minutes' drive from Johannesburg

(l-r) Helen Clitheroe, Jemma Simpson and Sam Ellis

The appeal for 800m European bronze medallist Sam Ellis is having the opportunity "to focus on the job in hand"

Marilyn Okoro

Marilyn Okoro, who is receiving National Lottery funding during Olympic year, finds training in the heat tough

Kate Arnold

Former swimmer turned sprinter Kate Arnold is among 42 disabled athletes who will receive the World Class support

Sprinters Neil Fachie (left) and Ian Jones

And fellow sprinters Neil Fachie (left) and Ian Jones are among the Paralympic hopefuls being put through their paces




see also
Training in a winter wonderland
16 Jan 08 |  Athletics
Team GB for Beijing
29 Nov 07 |  Team GB
Athletics on the BBC
05 Nov 07 |  Athletics


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