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A bobsleigher and the third fastest British 100m runner ever – can Fearon qualify for the Worlds?

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World Championship Team Trials
Date: 31 June-1 July Venue: Alexander Stadium, Birmingham
Coverage: Live coverage on BBC Radio 5 live, Red Button and BBC Two. Full details.

For a few days last year, Joel Fearon was an ex-athlete.

Then 27, he was resigned to hanging up his spikes. The injuries were too frequent, the fractions of seconds he sought too elusive. He had had enough of fighting on two fronts.

He decided to concentrate solely on a bobsleigh career in which he had already represented Great Britain at the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014.

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