UK Athletics defends Christian Malcolm departure despite golden summer

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  • Head coach’s position was effectively scrapped in restructuring
  • Dina Asher-Smith praises Malcolm’s role in Britain’s medal haul

UK Athletics has defended its decision effectively to remove the Olympic head coach, Christian Malcolm, despite a summer of success with Britain winning seven world championship medals and 20 at the European championships.

Malcolm, who will leave UKA after his role was scrapped this year, was praised by Dina Asher-Smith for creating a team spirit that allowed Britain to thrive during his two years in charge.

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Written by Sean Ingle in Munich
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/aug/22/uk-athletics-christian-malcolm-defend-decision-summer under the title “UK Athletics defends Christian Malcolm departure despite golden summer”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.