Brewer in GB European Champs squad

Cheltenham Harrier’s James Brewer has been named in the provisional Great Britain 1500m squad for the European Championship to be held in Helsinki from 27 June to 1 July. The selectors have named a five man squad of Brewer, Andy Baddeley, Tom Lancashire, Ross Murray and James Shane from which they will select a maximum of three athletes after this weekend’s Olympic Trials. The selectors have also said they will not select any 1500m runner for Helsinki who qualifies for the Olympic Games. Only Shane and Baddeley of those named have so far achieved the UKA Olympic A standard of 3:35.50, with Brewer having an outdoor season’s best of 3:39.72.