Tag Archives: James Dasaolu

Rooney apologises for his performance, on and off the track

Croydon Harrier Martyn Rooney has issued an apology after announcing on national television that he “ran like a dick” at the Rio Olympics. Rooney had just been eliminated at the heats stage of the 400 metres when he gave his … Continue reading

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Young Harriers break records at London Olympic Stadium

Three sprint relay teams from Croydon Harriers tasted victory in London’s Olympic Stadium at the Anniversary Games last Friday evening. Eight teams of Croydon Harriers sprinters got the chance to stretch their legs on the big stage alongside Usain Bolt … Continue reading

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Gold adds lustre to Rooney’s consistently quick career

Croydon finished the European athletics championships in Zurich last night in sixth place in the medals table with three golds – just behind Russia, but reassuringly ahead of Poland – after Martyn Rooney brought home the relay team in first … Continue reading

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Dasaolu strikes gold as south London dominates at Euros

Croydon Harrier James Dasaolu tonight won the 100 metres gold medal for Britain at the European athletics championships in Zurich. The 26-year-old sprinter was never headed and finished well clear of the favourite, France’s 2010 champion, Christophe Lemaitre, as another … Continue reading

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Dasalou takes short route to Sweden in search of a medal

IAN LAMONT reports on the latest Croydon sportsman to make some international impact A mixture of excitement and relief accompanies James Dasaolu to Gothenburg, where he is representing Great Britain in the European indoor championships which start today. The Croydon … Continue reading

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