18 Feb Thomas books his GB ticket for Gothenburg

WELSH 800 metres ace Joe Thomas has sealed his place on the Great Britain team for next month’s European Championships in Gothenburg.

Thomas won the British Trials in Sheffield last weekend and on the weekend ran the qualification time needed to book his place on the plane to Sweden which will take place on March 1-3.

The Pontypridd product ran a time of 1:47:79 to finish sixth in the 800m at the British Grand Prix in Birmingham with the qualification mark at 1.48.00.