Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics
|Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the
World Championships in Athletics
|At the 2011 World Championships in Athletics
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (often referred to as Great Britain) competed at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics from 27 August - 4 September 2011.
UK Athletics announced a team of 67 athletes on August 9 in preparation for the competition. Team GB will be represented by defending World Champions Phillips Idowu and Jessica Ennis in the triple jump and the heptathlon respectively, as well as Lisa Dobriskey and Jenny Meadows who won silver and bronze medals at the 2009 World Championships respectively. Selected athletes had achieved at least one of the competition's A or B qualifying standards.
Head coach Charles van Commenne has expressed a target of 10 medal opportunities, ahead of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Apart from the defending medallists, the team also includes the Women's 400m gold and silver medallists from the 2007 World Championships, Christine Ohuruogu and Nicola Sanders, respectively and two individual medallists from the 1999 World Championships, 100m bronze medallist Dwain Chambers and women's triple jump silver medallist Yamila Aldama.
|KEY:||Did not participate||Competed in another event|
|Men||4 x 100 metres relay||Mark Lewis-Francis|
|4 x 400 metres relay||Richard Buck|
|Women||4 x 100 metres relay||Montell Douglas|
|4 x 400 metres relay||Eilidh Child|
The following British competitors won medals at the Championships