Bristol students selected to represent England in Commonwealth Games
Press release issued: 25 August 2010
Three students from the University of Bristol’s High Performance Squad have been selected to represent England in the XIX Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India [3 to 14 October]. 2010.
Lawrence Clarke, a Lloyd Robinson Scholar student in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, has been selected to represent England in the 110m hurdles.
Lawrence said: “The Games mark the beginning of my senior path through the sport and it is an honour to be included in the team at such a young age. With London 2012 not far away I hope the experience will provide an insight into the world of international championships.
“I appreciate the help and guidance of my coaches, agent, sponsors and medical team, who have made this step possible and would also like to thank those who have recognised my efforts and achievements in the past.”
An international multi-sports event held once every four years, the Games feature competitions involving thousands of elite athletes from members of the Commonwealth of Nations.