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Commonwealth Stars Reid And Sexton To Take On European Greats In Star Studded 200m

24 June 2018

Commonwealth Stars Reid And Sexton To Take On European Greats In Star Studded 200m

The Men’s 200m at the Belfast International is set up to be a battle between Northern Ireland’s best and two European athletes expecting to challenge for honours at Berlin 2018.

Commonwealth 200m Bronze Medallist Leon Reid (PB 20.38 SB 20.55) and in form Commonwealth Youth 200m Champion Aaron Sexton (PB & SB 21.12) will be up again still competition from 2011 European U23 Champion and double European Championship finalist Likourgos-Stefanos Tsakonas of Greece (PB 20.09 SB 20.48) and Dominik Kopec from Poland (PB 20.94 SB 21.01).

 

There is a real depth to the field with Northern Ireland 100m record holder Jason Smyth (PB 20.94 SB 21.40w) and Umar Hameed of Pakistan (PB & SB 21.32) in the low 21 seconds and a number of others around the 21.5 second mark.

 

The entry list can be seen below.

 

Athlete

Country

PB

SB

Umar Hameed

PAK

21.32

21.32

Leon Reid

NIR

20.38

20.55

Dominik Kopec

POL

20.94

21.01

Likourgos-Stefanos Tsakonas

GRE

20.08

20.48

Aaron Sexton

NIR

21.12

21.12

Jason Smyth

NIR

20.94

21.40w

Michal Jakobczyk

POL

21.51

 

Michael McCauley

NIR

21.57

21.57

Blair Alexander

SCO

21.61

21.61

Mark Kavanagh

IRL

21.58

21.58

Paul Murphy

IRL

21.64

21.64

Adam Murphy

IRL

21.72

21.72

John Browne

NIR

23.05

23.05

 

Click on the link for the timetable: TIMETABLE