Results Round Up
This week have plenty results to round up for you from Glasgow, Cardiff x 2, Pembrey & Merthyr Mawr.
Wednesday 1st December was an inter university match held at Cardiff, where four Swansea Harriers were in action representing their University teams, congratulations on a great set of results to Men: Kelvin Tannor 7.20 60m & Mitchell Lawrence 6.57m Long Jump and Women: Alica Samuel 7.60 60m & Jodi Beynon 10.57m Shot.
Saturday 4th December saw four of our junior super stars representing the Welsh Schools International team in the U16 & U18 British Schools combined event pentathlon international at Glasgow, V England V Ireland V Scotland. Matilda Quick & Bethan Holley won team BRONZE Matilda placed 10th individually amassing 2987 points courtesy of a 4.72m Long Jump, 9.77 60m Hurdles, 1.57m High Jump, 10.28m Shot & 2.46.85 800m. Bethan scored 2577 points finishing 16th individually from a 4.54m Long Jump, 10.18 60m Hurdles, 1.42m High Jump, 7.65m Shot & 2.42.10 800m.
In the U18M there were mixed fortunes where the team placed 4th unfortunately Dylan Morgan didn’t finish his 60m Hurdles, but performed really well in 3 other events with a 11.39m Shot, a 22.05 200m considerably quicker than all 15 other competitors and a 4.77m Long Jump. Evan Cole amassed 2390 points from a 9.20 60m Hurdles, 8.28m Shot, 24.67 200m, 4.94m Long Jump & 2.43.82 800m.
Very many congratulations to them all on their much deserved international vests and invaluable competition experience against the very best combined eventers in the UK!
Saturday 4th December saw round 3 of 5 in the John Collins Gwent Cross Country League incorporating the West Wales Championships at sunny and windy Pembrey Country Park. There was a great turnout from the club too, our thanks to all the athletes and volunteers who made it happen. Here is how they all got on and any West Wales medals won!
U11G: Saw a fantastic win for Ella Drew & West Wales GOLD! Lily Stabler on her club debut won a great BRONZE for West Wales and 3rd overall too followed home by 22nd Hannah Sullivan; 30th Hannah Hartley-Green; 34th Mia Rabaiotti; 40th Luisa Rabaiotti; 51st Aimee Besley. The team are on fire at the top of the league!
U11B: Having a great run for 5th was Thomas Mclean & West Wales GOLD! followed home by 15th Oliver Hale; 17th Isaac McAdie; 42nd Edward Lyle-Williams; 46th Dylan Giles; 49th Ioan Hawker. The team are very well placed in the 4th in the league.
U13G: Saw yet another fine win for Libby Hale & West Wales GOLD! followed home by 4th Millie Pierce & West Wales SILVER, making it a clean sweep of the West Wales medals with a BRONZE was Chloe Hartley-Green in 5th! They were followed home by 41st Imogen McAdie. As for the U11G the team are on fire too sitting top of the league table!
U15G: having a great run for 5th was Ava Davies & West Wales GOLD!; followed home by 17th Sophie Hartley-Green; 36th Anna Williams; 39th Natalie Coughlan. The team are doing very well in 5th in the league.
U17W: only had two runners but both did really well 7th Mai Davies & West Wales GOLD! and 9th Ella Davies & West Wales SILVER! The team are doing really well in 4th in the league in touching distance of a podium position.
U17M: first home for the club was 6th Charlie Harris having a great run; followed home by 11th Tom Attwood; 16th Ben Sullivan; 23rd Morgan Willis; 27th Joshua Pritchard; 31st Matthew Lewis. The team are doing brilliantly as for the U11G & U13G on top of the league, but only by a tiny 5 points, exciting stuff!
U20W: No Runners.
U20M: No Runners.
Senior & Masters Women: first home for the club was 21st Carys Jones & West Wales SW SILVER followed home by 25th Sophia Harrison & West Wales SW BRONZE!; 36th Llinos Jones & West Wales W35+ SILVEER; 52nd Helen-Marie Davies & West Wales W45+ GOLD! 76th Emma Baxter; 107th Jenny McAdie & West Wales W45+ SILVER!; 109th Isobel Dawson; 142nd Julie Hartley-Green; 169th Tina Gabb; 176th Nina Brocklebank. The team are now placed 9th in Division 1.
Senior & Masters Men: one of our club superstars made a surprise appearance for the team Joshua Griffiths and did brilliantly winning the race & West Wales SM GOLD! by some distance, Joshua was well supported by a large turnout following him across the line with; 22nd Liam Lloyd; 27th Angus Maclean & West Wales M35+ SILVER!; 33rd Jack Turner; 79th Daniel Otteson; 80th Ifan Lloyd & West Wales M55+ GOLD! 93rd Daniel Morgan; 102nd Sam Joseph; 122nd Steve Smith & West Wales M55+ SILVER!; 123rd Alex John; 151st Patrick Tudor; 155th Mike Gleeson; 178th Owen Davies; 226th Gair McAdie; 228th Gabrielius Stukous; 257th Simon Merrick; 298th Gerwyn Tumelty and Anthony Clements. The team are doing well placed 7th in Division 1.
Sunday 5th December was the Welsh Athletics U13, u15 & U17 Indoor Athletics open meeting incorporating the West Wales Championships held at Cardiff. There was an ok entry from our juniors, we will be looking for a much, much bigger turnout for January 9th open meeting. Nevertheless all those present performed admirably, here is how they all got on including any West Wales Championship medals won:
U13G: Lily Stabler (34.28) 200m SILVER! & (3.43m) Long Jump BRONZE! Freya Birt (35.61) 200m & (3.19m) Long Jump; Levinia Sexton (35.47) 200m & (3.14m) Long Jump; Alice Caldwell (34.79) 200m & (2.72m) Long Jump; Rosie Gemine (1.91m) Long Jump; Mandida Rushesha (1.23m) High Jump SILVER!
U15G: Sophie Taylor (30.47) 200m & (4.41m) Long Jump SILVER! Millie Pierce (47.93) 300m GOLD! & (3.71m) Long Jump; Alice Nichols (3.65m) Long Jump & (1.25m) High Jump; Zoe Strevens (3.64m) Long Jump; Ophelia Williams (3.47m) Long Jump; Caitlin Morris (30.20) 200m & (48.92) 300m SILVER!; Martha Caldwell (30.88) 200m & (1.25m) High Jump BRONZE!;
U15B: NO COMPETITORS!
U17W: Melissa Davies (32.03) 200m.
U17M: Dafydd King (25.10) 200m SILVER! & (57.03) 400m SILVER!
Sunday 5th December was the extremely challenging Merthyr Mawr 10km multi terrain race held over one of the toughest courses there is. We had six finishers, the first two of which also ran the day before in Pembrey! First home was M60 Ifan Lloyd in a great 7th spot (43.19) followed home by Gabrielus Stuokus in 80th (53.34); 89th Tom Bacon (54.14); 108th Ian Sparks (55.40); 132nd Heath Brett (58.13) & 332nd Christopher Jones (1.10.13)