Backstraight Boys (& Girl) Athletics Chat

Karsten's King, Abi's Back, and Amelia's Just Getting Started: Diamond League Finals Wrap & Those Picked To #Represent

September 22, 2019 Backstraight Boys (& Girl) Season 1 Episode 54
Backstraight Boys (& Girl) Athletics Chat
Karsten's King, Abi's Back, and Amelia's Just Getting Started: Diamond League Finals Wrap & Those Picked To #Represent
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Backstraight Boys (& Girl) Athletics Chat
Karsten's King, Abi's Back, and Amelia's Just Getting Started: Diamond League Finals Wrap & Those Picked To #Represent
Sep 22, 2019 Season 1 Episode 54
Backstraight Boys (& Girl)

The 2019 Diamond League has finished, British Athletics have named their team for the World Championships, and the gang's back together! Oh - hang on - Bayo's running late. Close, but no coconut. Regardless: what an exciting time of year, and how bloody amazing does it feel knowing we've a British women's 100m Diamond League Champion? 

With Doha just around the corner, it's time to ponder how revealing those Zurich and Brussels meets were, and cast an eye through the 74 athletes chosen to #Represent. Ever the journalist, Jody spoke to comeback queen Abigail Irozuru, and Britain's #2 shot putter, Amelia Strickler, to hear about their selection experiences. All of that, PLUS: Claire beats the boys in the Fantasy Diamond League, The Meet makes a cameo, and we reveal who'll be joining us for our big Doha preview episode. Don't say we don't spoil you... 

Leave us a review, follow us on Twitter (@BackstraightB & @Claire_GThomas), and enjoy!

Show Notes

The 2019 Diamond League has finished, British Athletics have named their team for the World Championships, and the gang's back together! Oh - hang on - Bayo's running late. Close, but no coconut. Regardless: what an exciting time of year, and how bloody amazing does it feel knowing we've a British women's 100m Diamond League Champion? 

With Doha just around the corner, it's time to ponder how revealing those Zurich and Brussels meets were, and cast an eye through the 74 athletes chosen to #Represent. Ever the journalist, Jody spoke to comeback queen Abigail Irozuru, and Britain's #2 shot putter, Amelia Strickler, to hear about their selection experiences. All of that, PLUS: Claire beats the boys in the Fantasy Diamond League, The Meet makes a cameo, and we reveal who'll be joining us for our big Doha preview episode. Don't say we don't spoil you... 

Leave us a review, follow us on Twitter (@BackstraightB & @Claire_GThomas), and enjoy!