Three of them were from Kerala (middle-distance
runners Adharsh Gopi, Anumol Thampi and MD Thara), two belonged to Hyderabad (sprinter Nithya Gandhe and middle-distance
runner Donthu Bhagyalakshmi) and the other from Kolkata (middle-distance
runner Sashi Singh).
But if you take the best middle-distance
three-year-old filly in the world and hand her a 10lb advantage over the older horses there will almost invariably be only one result, as long as she turns up in condition to do herself justice.
KATHARINE Merry sees a kindred spirit in Laura Weightman, which is why she thinks the middle-distance
runner from Alnwick will be inspired by losing her lottery funding.
However, persistent hip problems and the desire to stay fit saw the would-be medic discover a talent for middle-distance
Powell, in his ninth year as the men's distance coach, had 19 entries in the NCAA West Preliminary meet and advanced 11 men's distance and middle-distance
runners into the NCAA championships, seven more than any program in the country.
starlet Chelsea Jarvis has been shortlisted to run for Team GB at the World Youth Games in Ukraine next month.
Results showed 61% of National Hunt horses are staying-type, 35% are middle-distance
and the remaining 4% are sprint horses.
Hoy has spoken of his pride in the elderly relative - a champion middle-distance
Impressive to look at, she is bred to be a middle-distance
type next season and ought to relish the Sandown hill.
Summary: The Government has been urged to approach spending cuts like a middle-distance
runner rather than a sprinter.
It's the social event of the season at Newmarket where the middle-distance
races should provide the highlights
Highlights of the 10-mile event in Portsmouth, as thousands of fun runners rubbed shoulders with some of the world's finest middle-distance