Guy holds on to Euro hope

Lasswade's 800 metre runner Guy Learmonth is desperately hoping that he will be picked for the European Under-20 Championships in Tallinn, Estonia, later this month, despite his calamitous fall at the end of his race in the Trials at Bedford.

Learmonth came down five metres out and fell over the line to finish fourth only a few hundredths of a second behind second and third.

"I've done the qualifying time three times indoors so fingers crossed they take me," said the 19-year-old.

The GB team is due to be announced on Tuesday.

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