The annual Championships, this year taking place in Brussels on the 10th December, will see athletes from across the continent in the U20, U23 and senior categories for both genders, with a mixed 4 x one mile relay typically starting the day’s proceedings.
The 11 current Loughborough students, alumni or Loughborough based athletes automatically selected to compete for GB&NI, are joined by a further three Loughborough athletes after the selection meeting that took place on Monday 27th November. Additionally, alumnus Ossama Meslek will compete for Italy in the mixed 4 x mile relay.
Senior Mixed Relay
Ossama Meslek (Italy)
Director of Athletics at Loughborough University, Femi Akinsanya, stated: “We are immensely proud that Loughborough athletes are making up over a quarter of the GB&NI team that will travel to the European Cross Country Championships in December. We wish the whole team and all Loughborough-linked athletes the best of luck and look forward to watching the mud bath that is cross country!”
The full GB&NI team can be found online: 40-STRONG GB & NI TEAM BRUSSELS BOUND FOR THE 2023 EUROPEAN CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS | British Athletics