Results Round Up
This week we have results to round up for you from Sheffield, Brecon, Birmingham & Lee Valley London:
Friday 24th to Sunday 26th February were the British Universities Indoor Athletics Championships at Sheffield where we had plenty of our U20 & U23 athletes representing their universities: Kelvin Nti Tannor made it to the 20m Semi Final in (7.08) for 6th; 4th Sian Vico (8.12) 60m in her heat & (27.25) & for 6th in the 200m Semi Final; 7th Pheobe Davies (9.65) in her 60m heat; Femi Akinobola (23.03) 200m in his Semi Final in 3rd; Cerys Vico (59.71) for 3rd in her 400m heat; Niamh Jones (64.11) for 4th in her 400m heat; Joshua Morgan (4.30.27) for 7th in his 1500m heat; Darcie Bass (5.01.63) for 5th in her 1500m heat; Luca Cortellese (8.37.81) for 6th in his 3000m heat; Sophia Harrison (10.40.56) for 8th in her 3000m heat; Bronwen Stratton-Thomas (10.30.09) for 10th in her 3000m heat; Jack Houghton (8.79) 60m Hurdles for 5th in his heat; Lauryn Davey (9.09) for 8th in the Semi Final for 60m Hurdles & (5.42m) for 8th in the Long Jump Final and Gwennan Lewis (9.64) for 11th in her Shot qualifying pool. Well done everyone on such a great set of results!
Saturday 25th February at Brecon were the Welsh clubs cross country championships, held in ideal conditions over a twisty course. As for the indoor championships last weekend the scheduling of the event in half term had some effect on our number of runners, nevertheless a fine championships was held with quite a few medals won too!
Race 1 U11B: No Runners.
Race 2 U11G: saw Sofia Morgan place 19th.
Individually M65 Alan Davies won GOLD & W50 Sian Phillips GOLD!
Masters Teams saw:
Race 6 Senior & Masters Men: was the main highlight of the day with our super six scorers retaining our Welsh Champions title for GOLD and also saw Dewi Griffiths win the race for the 8th time!! The scoring team were 1st Dewi Griffiths; 5th Daniel Rothwell; 8th Matthew Rees; 10th Morgan James; 12th Ben Mitchell and 13th Jack Turner!
Masters teams saw:
Race 7 U15 Boys: No runners.
Race 10 U17W & U20W: No Runners.
Race 11 U20M: our sole runner was Finley Hines who had a great run for 4th.
Very well done to all those who ran for the club, click here for the full team and individual results.
Sunday 26th February SM Joseph Brier runs his 2nd fastest ever 400m time indoors clocking a very fast time of 46.88 in Birmingham, well done Joseph! For those of you who don’t know yet, Joseph has once again been selected for Great Britain & Northern Ireland, again in the 4 x 400m in the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Istanbul TURKEY, commencing Thursday 2nd March, look out for more details exactly when his races are later this week. Also at Birmingham SW Millie Fakande runs a 8.07 for 60m and a 25.87 for 200m, well done Millie!
Sunday 26th February at Lee Valley London saw a Welsh Masters team compete in the inter area challenge. Representing Wales M55 Glyn Price placed 8th in the 60m Hurdles with 11.65 and won the Pole Vault with 3.60m!