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Ohuruogu to skipper GB team at World Champs

Former Olympic, World and Commonwealth 400m champion Christine Ohuruogu was on Tuesday named captain of Britain's squad for the World Championships in Moscow.The 29-year-old, whose younger sister Vicky, was named in the women's 4x400m relay squad, will lead the team for the competition in the Russian capital from August 10-18 on the back of good current form that last weekend saw her win the Diamond League race in London.Ohuruogu was Commonwealth champion over the distance in Melbourne in 2006, won the world title in Osaka in 2007 and took Olympic gold in Beijing in 2008 but had to be content with silver in the British capital last year.As expected, reigning Olympic 5,000m and 10,000m champion Mo Farah will attempt the same double in Moscow, while Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford was named in the squad, despite struggling with a hamstring injury.Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill was also an inclusion, although she is still a doubt to compete because of a nagging ...

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