JADE O’Dowda competes in her first major international competition in a Great Britain vest today as the heptathlon gets under way at the IAAF World Under 20 Championships in Finland.

The Oxford City AC teenager lines up in the 100m hurdles from 7.30am (BST).

Meanwhile, Ella Turner prepared for this weekend’s English Schools Championships at the Alexander Stadium, Birmingham, with a fine performance in the UK Women’s League.

The Oxford City youngster set a personal best of 24.39secs to finish second in the B-string 200m at the Division 1 meet in Crawley.