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Dr Jessica Piasecki née Coulson (OS 2008) selected for the World Athletics Championships in Oregon

UK Athletics has announced that former SGS pupil, Dr Jessica Piasecki née Coulson has been selected for this summer's World Athletics Championships in Oregon in July 2022.
10 Mar 2022
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Old Stopfordian Dr Jessica Piasecki née Coulson (OS 2008)
Old Stopfordian Dr Jessica Piasecki née Coulson (OS 2008)

UK Athletics has announced the first British athletes to be selected for this summer’s World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon (15-24 July), including Old Stopfordian and Olympian Dr Jessica Piasecki née Coulson (coach: Robert Hawkins, club: Stockport) .

Jessica will be joined in the women’s race by Charlotte Purdue (Nic Bideau, Aldershot Farnham and District) who ran a personal best of 2:23.26 at the London Marathon last October. Also, Rose Harvey (Phillip Kissi, Clapham Chasers) has earned her spot in her first British team following a PB performance of 2:27.17 in Seville last month.

Piasecki recently moved to second in the UK all-time women’s rankings after running a time of 2:22.25 at the Seville marathon, which leaves her behind only Paula Radcliffe in the standings.

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