Jeremiah Azu

Jeremiah Azu will miss European Championships in Rome through injury. Pic: Getty Images.

Jeremiah Azu’s Hopes Of Euro Glory Dashed By Injury

By Ian Gordon

Jeremiah Azu has been forced to pull out of the European Championships in Rome due to injury.

The Cardiff sprinter would have been one of Britain’s major medal contenders having hit the form of his life.

Azu became the first Welshman to legally break the 10 seconds barrier for the 100m last month.

But his withdrawal was confirmed by the British team this morning.

CJ Ujah will take Azu’s spot in the 100m and as part of the men’s sprint relay team for the champs which get underway in the Italian capital on Friday. (June 7)

One thought on “Jeremiah Azu’s Hopes Of Euro Glory Dashed By Injury

  1. A fully fit Azu would have been favourite to win another European title. Let’s hope he is fit and well to bid for Paris selection. If he gains selection he will be the first Welshman to run in the Olympic 100m since Ron Jones in 1968. Look out for the latter’s autobiography due out on July 17 th.

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