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Knibbs sets new PB as ICON athletes enjoy Loughborough experience

Knibbs sets new PB as ICON athletes enjoy Loughborough experience

Mon, 22 May 2017

ICON 400m hurdler Alex Knibbs (right) set a new personal best at the Loughborough International Athletics event.

The Amber Valley athlete, 18, clocked 52.61secs in a guest event at the meet that saw Great... Read More »

Host of athletics successes for ICON recipients

Host of athletics successes for ICON recipients

Fri, 19 May 2017

It's been a superb week of athletics achievements for Derbyshire athletes on the ICON bursary programme.

Three athletes – Niamh Emerson (Shirland, high jump), Alicia Barrett (Chesterfield, sprint... Read More »

Dalley partners Womble to qualify for RDA National Champs

Dalley partners Womble to qualify for RDA National Champs

Tue, 09 May 2017

Derby ICON bursary recipient Matthew Dalley has qualified for the RDA National Championships – just weeks after starting a partnership with a new horse.

The 23-year-old para-rider, from Alvaston,... Read More »

ICON's Rose happy with season's progress

ICON's Rose happy with season's progress

Fri, 05 May 2017

Derby ICON bursary programme athlete James Rose has enjoyed a very successful winter of skiing.

The moguls, slopestyle and half pipe competitor, who attends Chellaston Academy, has achieved his target of... Read More »

Another raft of medallists and finalists from ICON

Another raft of medallists and finalists from ICON

Mon, 24 Apr 2017

The second half of the British Swimming Championships provided yet more success for a host of ICON bursary programme athletes, who won medals or reached finals.

Leading the way was Allestree's Sarah Vasey... Read More »

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