ENGLAND ATHLETICS U20 U17 & U15 AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS AT SHEFFIELD
ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY 25th AND 26th FEBRUARY 2017
The Stags came away from the above championships with 2 gold medals and a new club record. In U20 Men Shot, Daniel Cartwright not only won a gold medal with a personal best throw of 17.70 but also broke the club record. He has another year at this age group. Meanwhile in the U20 Women Triple Jump, Abazz Shayaam-Smith won the event with a personal best jump of 11.79. She has two more years at this age group.
Several of our athletes also made the finals. In the U20 Women 200 metres, Gina Akpe-Moses finished just outside the medals in 4th place in a time of 24.52. However, she ran a personal best time of 24.12 in the semi final. In the U20 Long Jump Anya Bates finished in 5th position with a personal best jump of 5.88. In the U20 women’s Shot Nicole Birmingham finished in 6th with a throw of 10.84. In 60 metres U20 Women Hollie Williamson finished in 8th in a time of 8.90. Hollie ran 8.74 in the semi finals. In the U20 Women High Jump, both of our athletes jumped 1.60 finishing equal 9th. They were Olivia Jones and Chloe Preston. Chloe’s jump was a seasons best.
In the Long Jump U15 Boys, Kyle Boden was just outside the medals in 4th with a jump of 5.87 which was only 7 cm short of bronze medal position. In the High Jump U17 Men, Benjamin Saunders cleared a height of 1.85 and finished in 6th.