Birchfield athlete, Kelly Sotherton, who has Olympic, World and Commonwealth heptathlon medals to her name, has been confirmed as Team England’s Track & Field Team Leader for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
With great knowledge of elite competition she will a great asset to the athletes as they strive for selection in two years time. Her role will be to deliver a world class team to Birmingham 2022 and achieve a high medal count whilst providing opportunities for developing athletes to gain a quality experience in what may be their first major championships. This new position will also involve her in in the build-up to Birmingham 2022 as she will be working with team staff and England Event Leads to develop opportunities and support for potential Games athletes and their coaches. This is a fantastic opportunity for Kelly and all at Birchfield wish her well in this new position.