Matt rises to the challenge in European Championships

Talented athlete Matt Willis (featured third from right) is continuing his incredible run of success after finishing as the top-placed British competitor in the European Cross Country Championships, held in Samorin, Slovakia, on 10th December.

Sixth Former Matt had an amazing race, finishing in 14th place. A remarkable achievement considering that race splits showed that at 200m, Matt was in 99th place.

A record number of nations and athletes took part in the 24th edition of the annual championships, which was televised live. To watch the race in full, visit here

Matt was  recently named Welsh Junior Off Track Athlete of the Year 2017 and celebrated a superb summer  of sport when he represented GBR at the 2017 Triathlon Youth European Championships in Panevezys, Lithuania, winning Individual Silver Medal and the Mixed Relay Team Gold  in July.