Results Round Up

This week we have results to round up for you from Paris France, Texas USA, Birmingham, Stoke, Swansea, Berlin Germany

Friday 5th April Joshua Griffiths runs a 31.09 for 10km in Paris, France, well done Joshua!

Friday 5th April Macey Morris runs a wind assisted 24.69 for 200m in College Station, Texas, USA, well done Macey!

Saturday 6th April was the prestigious National Men’s 12 Stage & Women’s 6 Stage Road Relays @ Sutton Park. Swansea Harriers has a rich history in this event having won it on a couple of occasions (men 1994 & 2017) and getting regular top 10 placings against the very best club teams in the UK. In very windy weather the teams did not disappoint again this year both getting into the top 10.

Our Mens team placed an excellent 10th with a 12 runners running alternate long and short legs. Dafydd Jones led the team off into 14th, followed by Matthew Harvey, Blair McWhirter, Matthew Verran, Jonathan Hopkins, Paul Tobin who was 8th fastest overall on stage 6, Jonathan Butler, Dominic Smith who was 7th fastest across all cubs on stage 6, Kristian Jones who was 3rd fastest on stage 9, Ben Mitchell 8th fastest on stage 10, Michael Kallenberg 9th fastest on stage 11 and Jac Hopkins who brought the team home in 10th. Click here for the full results including all splits and positions for all 12 stages.

Our Women’s team went one better than the Men coming home in 9th place, with a team led off by Sioned Howells, followed by Kate Roberts who was also the 10th fastest across all clubs on stage 2, Gemma Tutton who was 6th fastest on stage 3, Megan Williams, Hannah Kinane 6th fastest across all clubs & Joanna Callan. Click here for the full results.

Saturday 6th April was the UK Sportshall Athletics Final at Stoke, where the Afan Nedd Tawe Schools Athletics Association were representing the U15B in a squad of six athletes who included two Swansea Harriers. The team placed a very commendable 7th out of the 9 UK  regions competing. Rhys Francis (Bryn Tawe) was the highest placed individual in 31st with 212 points and 39th Matthew Hines (Pontarddulais) 193 points across their four different events. Well done boys, click here for the full results.

Sunday 7th April was the Neal Merry Swansea Harriers Open Meeting @ Swansea. Our apologies for the weather but that was out of our hands, we had to cancel the discus and hammer due to the high wind gusts making the cage unsafe to use. We would especially like to thank all the volunteers who made the day possible standing out in very wet and windy weather for over 6 hours, we are sure all the athletes appreciated your efforts. Thank you also to Neal Merry for his support in ensuring we can afford for the day to happen. It was great to see most of the 400 athletes of abilities turn up despite the challenging conditions. Individual highlights included our overall top performer in each age group and gender as follows.

U11G Matilda Warchal 12.62 75m, Molly Mae Mcqueen 3.04.66 800m,

U11B Osian Lewis-Wright 4.04m Shot & 2.71m Shot & 9.85m Javelin, Jenson Achilleos 11.89 75m & 2.25.16 800m,

U13G Lily Shubin 1.90m Pole Vault, Sophie Davis 13.30 70m Hurdles & 3.71m Long Jump, Cari Fincher 3.17m Shot, Katriel Udoh 1.54m High Jump & 14.13 100m, Poppy Brannigan 2.48.37 800m,

U13B Theo Lewis-Wright 1.80m Pole Vault & 13.39m Javelin, Dhruv Mummigatti 5.51m Shot, Max Burton 3.26m Long Jump, Bo Cuthbertson 14.39 100m & 2.52.47 800m,

U15G Freya Birt 2.50m Pole Vault, Lily Jayne Mitchell 9.11m Triple Jump, Rutendo Chasweka 12.53 75m Hurdles & 4.72m Long Jump, Taylor Shelmerdine 1.48m High Jump & 13.36 100m, Lauren Oshisanya 8.31m Shot, Hannah Jones 2.32.70 800m, Lucy Li 46.24 300m

U15B Joe Crocker 13.60 80m Hurdles, Ioan Jones 8.14m Shot, Rhys Roberts 13.14 100m & 41.62 300m, Jack Griffiths 2.26.53 800m,

U17W Millie Pierce 10.36.5 3000m, Matilda Quick 12.17 80m Hurdles & 1.65m High Jump & 29.76m Javelin, Martha Caldwell 14.33 100m, Ruby Campion 2.70m Pole Vault, Ruby Mills 50.78 300m Hurdles, Sophie Taylor 4.93m Long Jump, Chloe Hartley-Green 2.32.33 800m, Ellie Brewer 62.85 300m,

U17M Evan Lewis 9.69m Triple Jump, Matthew Hines 17.36 100m Hurdles & 63.49 400m Hurdles, Oliver Patterson 12.15 100m, Tyler Davies 3.00m Pole Vault, Oliver Sampson 1.50m High Jump, Oliver Philpott 5.36m Long Jump,

U20W Bethan Holley 9.98m Triple Jump, Victoria Ovie 13.90 100m, Rebekah Pratt 2.70m Pole Vault & 24.17m Javelin, Daisy Anderson 3.13.54 800m & 1.28.58 400m.

U20M Evan Cole 17.5 110m Hurdles, Marek Warzocha 11.18 100m, Charlie Shuall 3.90m Pole Vault, Tesfaye Shugi 2.19.02 800m, Lewie Jones 62.31m Javelin, Sam Davies 1.95m High Jump,

SM Ryan Price 11.83m Triple Jump, Eniola Adeotun 11.37 100m, Ieuan Hosgood 4.30m Pole Vault, Joseph Beresford 59.80 400m Hurdles,  Daniel Williams 1.65m High Jump, Roderick Davies 3.57m Long Jump

SW Luisa Von Schnitzler 9.80m Triple Jump, Iona Hassanscott 15.92 100m, Megan Morris 3.00m Pole Vault, Daphne Marler 1.39m Long Jump, Phoebe Brown 39.97m Javelin

Thanks again to everyone involved in the event, click here for the full results.

Sunday 7th April Geraint Williams runs a 75.56 for the Berlin Half Marathon in Germany, well done Geraint!