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Watch: European Athletics Championships – Day Four

GB’s athletes – who to look out forpublished at 16:57 6 June

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Keely Hodgkinson will be defending her gold medal in Rome after winning the 2022 European Athletics Championships 800m event in Munich.

The European Athletics Championships take place in Rome from Friday 7th June to Wednesday 12th of June, with GB athletes due to take part every day of the event. Keely Hodgkinson, Molly Caudery, Dina Asher-Smith and Daryll Neita are the standout names representing Great Britain however, there will be no Laura Muir, Josh Kerr, Matthew Hudson-Smith and Zharnel Hughes.

Among the non-GB athletes in action are Lamont Marcell Jacobs, Femke Bol, Karsten Warholm, Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Armand Duplantis.

In the women’s 100 metres, both Dina Asher-Smith and Daryll Neita will be competing for GB. Asher-Smith is a four time European gold medalist while Neita will be looking to win her second European gold medal. Neita will also be in action in the Women’s 200m event on Tuesday.

In the women’s 800m, Keely Hodgkinson will be in action as the reigning European gold medalist will be looking to defend her crown in Rome on the path to Paris. Her defence begins in the morning session on Tuesday 11th June, with the semi-finals of the event taking place at 09:10 BST.

Away from the track, Molly Caudery and Holly Bradshaw will be representing Great Britain in the women’s pole vault event.