Crane misses out on selection.Commonwealth Games Commonwealth games, series of amateur athletic meets held among citizens of countries in the Commonwealth of Nations. Originated (1930) as the British Empire games, the series is held every four years and is patterned after the Olympic games; women have participated high jump silver medallist Julie Crane has lost her battle to earn selection for the Great Britain Great Britain, officially United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, constitutional monarchy (2005 est. pop. 60,441,000), 94,226 sq mi (244,044 sq km), on the British Isles, off W Europe. The country is often referred to simply as Britain. and Northern Ireland Northern Ireland: see Ireland, Northern.
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Crane has been consistently jumping higher than the standard set by the European Athletics Association for the women's event but UK Athletics, the sport's governing body, has set a higher standard - 1.92m - which she has found beyond her so far this season.
After winning the AAAs title, she has competed twice in search of the elusive target and cleared 1.89m at the weekend at a specially-arranged event during the Combined Events championships at Lee Valley.
But this morning's second wave of selections for the Europeans, which start on Friday in Birmingham, did not include her name.
However, Gareth Warburton (Cardiff AAC) and Swansea Harrier Dai Greene have been added to the 4x400m squad and join James Thie and Uwic student Richard Hill in the team.