Laura Muir’s mentor hits out at New Several years Honours Record

Laura Muir’s mentor promises there is ‘something very structurally wrong’ with the New Many years Honours Checklist… as he issues why Britain’s woman keep track of and subject stars preserve having disregarded for an MBE

Laura Muir did not aspect on the New A long time Honours Listing as soon as againDina Asher-Smith and Katarina Johnson-Thompson also missed out Muir’s mentor can not realize why none of them have been recognised Muir’s coach Andy Young thinks the honours program demands to be overhauled 

Laura Muir’s mentor has called for an overhaul of the New Years Honours List amid the ongoing snubs for Britain’s primary woman keep track of and subject stars.

Pointing to the illustrations of Dina Asher-Smith, Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Muir, who have by no means featured on the record in spite of keeping 15 Olympic and globe medals involving them on, Andy Young explained the current technique as ‘very structurally wrong’.

Even though it was a a lot less than classic calendar year for British athletes over and above 1500m environment winner Jake Wightman, it was noteworthy that Asher-Smith and Johnson-Thompson ended up each individual ignored in 2019 when they won world gold, and 1500m runner Muir is however to be recognised irrespective of Olympic silver, globe bronze and six European titles in one particular of the most fiercely-contested disciplines of a world-wide sport.

Laura Muir won European gold last year, but is still yet to feature on the New Years Honours List

Laura Muir won European gold previous year, but is however nevertheless to characteristic on the New Yrs Honours List

Dina Asher-Smith won 200m gold at the 2019 World Championships
Katarina Johnson-Thompson won Heptathlon gold in the same year

Dina Asher-Smith and Katarina Johnson-Thompson received Earth Championship gold medals in 2019 but was also ignored when it arrived to the New Decades Honours Listing

Laura Muir's coach Andy Young (left) can't understand why Muir and co keep getting snubbed

Laura Muir’s mentor Andy Young (left) can not have an understanding of why Muir and co keep acquiring snubbed

Youthful mentioned: ‘Still no MBE for Laura Muir, Dina Asher-Smith or Katarina Johnson-Thompson. It probably now is time to stage out there is something very structurally mistaken with the system. 

‘All a few clearly are far more than deserving of these an honour, so why is it the circumstance in January 2023 that not one of these 3 amazing women has received a person?

‘I am not standing here telling you to contemplate these who have acquired this sort of honours around the decades as undeserving, even so if you choose a appear at the sporting recipients acquiring honours in excess of the previous ten years, you will come across numerous sportsmen and girls who have obtained much less than this astounding trio. 

‘And that would be on a like for like foundation, not even using into account that athletics is the most aggressive of global sports activities for women, producing what they have attained even additional impressive. So why have they not been awarded the honour like their compatriots from other sports?’

Sol Capmbell has also been critical of the New Years Honours List after being snubbed

Sol Capmbell has also been significant of the New A long time Honours Checklist after staying snubbed

Young extra: ‘As effectively as their sporting achievements away from the keep track of they have been genuinely inspirational, achieving the upper echelons of academic excellence whilst continuing to defeat the world’s best on the track. 

‘I’m sure most mothers and fathers would wrestle to assume of lots of a finer purpose model these days for their teenage daughter than somebody who has continued to access the very major of the sporting world, even though qualifying as a veterinary surgeon (Muir) or accomplishing a very first course degree in history at King’s College London (Asher-Smith). 

‘So I imagine now is the time to ask the issue what is wrong in the system.’

Young’s reviews adhere to Sol Campbell’s scathing criticisms of his omission from the listing, with the previous England defender, 48, presenting 10 good reasons why he should really have been integrated.