Thursday, 25 August 2016

Rio 2016 comes to an end and so now does "Rule 40"

So, here goes....

Well done to:

Adam Peaty - GOLD - 100m breaststroke
Adam Peaty, British Gas Swimming Championships, Ponds Forge, Sheffield 2013

Jack Laugher & Chris Mears - GOLD - 3m synchronised springboard
Jack Laugher -  SILVER - Men's 3m springboard
 
Jack Laugher (top), Chris Mears, British Gas Diving Championships, Ponds Forge, Sheffield 2012

Nicola Adams - GOLD - Women's flyweight boxing
Nicola Adams, Team England Boxing - Commonwealth Games 2014

Mo Farah - GOLD - 5,000m and 10,000m
Mo Farah, British Athletics Grand Prix, NIA Birmigham 2013

Bradley Wiggins - GOLD - Men's team pursuit cycling
Bradley Wiggins, Tour of Britain, Derbyshire 2012

Ed Clancy - GOLD - Men's team pursuit cycling
Ed Clancy, Sheffield Grand Prix Cycling 2013

Jazz Carlin - SILVER - Women's 400m freestyle swimming, Women's 800m freestyle swimming
Jazz Carlin, Swim 4 Leukaemia, Ponds Forge, Sheffield 2014

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor - SILVER - Women's 200m individual medley
Siobhan-Marie O'Connor, British Gas Swimming Championships, Ponds Forge, Sheffield 2013

Joe Joyce - SILVER - Men's super heavyweight
Joe Joyce, Team England Boxing - Commonwealth Games 2014

Jessica Ennis-Hill - SILVER - Heptathlon
Jessica Ennis-Hill, London Olympics home-coming, Sheffield 2012

Tom Daley & Dan Goodfellow - BRONZE - Men's synchronised 10m platform
 Dan Goodfellow (right) and Ross Haslam, British Gas Diving Championships, Ponds Forge, Sheffield 2012
Tom Daley, British Gas Diving Championships 2012

Greg Rutherford - BRONZE - Men's long jump
Greg Rutherford, Great City Games, Manchester 2016

4x100m relay team - BRONZE - Asha Philip, Desiree Henry, Dina Asher-Smith and Daryll Neita
4x100m relay team, Anniversary Games, London 2016

4x400m relay team - BRONZE - Christine Ohuruogu, Emily Diamond, Eilidh Doyle and Anyika Anoura
Emily Diamond, British Championships, Birmingham 2016

Not forgetting Katarina Johnson-Thompson and the great performances that she has put in this year
Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Anniversary Games, London 2016
Oh, and good luck to:

Hannah Cockroft 
Hannah Cockroft, IPC Grand Prix, London 2016

Ellie Simmonds

Ellie Simmonds, British Gas Swimming Championships, Ponds Forge, Sheffield 2013

Which goes to show that you don't have to go to Rio to photograph top athletes in action. Sometimes they are there on your doorstep.  So, get out there and get shooting!