David Omoregie: Disappointment for Welsh hurdler over World Championships selection

David Omoregie
David Omoregie hopes to qualify for his first senior outdoor major championships

Welsh 110m hurdler David Omoregie has failed in his bid to seal an automatic World Championships place after finishing fifth at the British team trials in Birmingham.

He ran 13.93 in the final, won by David King (13.55), and must now hope for a discretionary GB team place.

Long-jumper Becca Chapman made the Commonwealth A standard in a new Welsh record of 6.54m in her final jump.

Bethan Davies set a new British record of 21:21.52 in winning the 5,000m walk.

Bethan Davies
Bethan Davies will walk for GB at the World Championships in London

Davies, in the 20km walk - and marathon runner Josh Griffiths - have already booked their World Championship places in London.

Omoregie missed out on 2016 Rio Olympics selection after running the qualification standards too late.

There was a second place for Gareth Winter in the shot putt on the opening day of competition in Birmingham on Saturday.

Discus thrower Brett Morse, Commonwealth Games silver medal pole vaulter Sally Peake and 3,000m steeplechaser Ieuan Thomas all finished third in their events.

On day two Melissa Courtney was fourth and Rhianwedd Price finished last in the women's 1,500m final.

Tom Marshall also finished last in the men's 1,500m, while sprinter Micah Moore was sixth in her semi-final.

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