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KJT Breaks British Record

Athletics - Sainsbury's Indoor British Championships - Day One - English Institute of Sport

In an historic high jump, Katarina Johnson-Thompson set a British record of 1.97, while Morgan Lake broke the British junior (U/20) record with 1.94. It is the first time ever that two British women have jumped so high in the same competition.

Young athletes continued to shine as Dina Asher Smith, 19, and Chijindu Ujah, 20, won their respective 60 metres titles.

Jenny Meadows won her seventh British indoor 800 metres title as she continues her comeback.

Lawrence Clarke put two years of injury behind him to take the 60 metres hurdles.

In her first indoor race, Emelia Gorecka took a very competitive 3000 metres in 9:06.27, Jess Judd finishing third and Hannah England sixth.

An in form Lara Muir won the 1500 metres.

Newcomer Abigail Irozuru smashed her PB to win the long jump in 6.73. Only two British women have ever jumped further indoors!

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