Enfield hurdler Lina Nielsen believes her more relaxed outlook will pay dividends on the track this season as she bids to qualify for the World Athletics Championships in Doha. The 23-year-old, who grew up in Leytonstone with her twin sister and fellow athlete Laviai, first got into athletics after volunteering to become a kit carrier at the London 2012 Games. She recently found that the 400m hurdles was her true calling.
Leeds trampolinist Harrison Green is confident of springing himself to the next level after impressing on the global stage. Last year saw the 18-year-old finish fourth in the 17-21 category of the World Championships, just one spot away from bagging a major international medal. And while a top-four finish exceeded even his expectations, there’s a feeling on unfinished business for the talented teenager.