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Athletics Report 1
Senior Men

British Athletics League 2013

It was a pleasant change to Dan Putnam, who was second
It is pleasing to report that start the day with a double in the 400 at the British
our men s team has been win in the Hammer. It is a Universities, moved down in
promoted back to Division long time since this happened, distance and won both the
One of the British Athletics if ever. Andrew Jordon set a 100 and 200 metres races
League. Generally, to stay in seasons best of 61.57 to win while Oweka Wanogho made
a Division a team can the A string and youngster it maximum points in the B
probable get away with a Tom Parker marked his debut strings. Phil Sesemann made
couple of good results. To get with victory in the B. a welcome return to action
promoted four good results and prevailed in an exciting
are required to be sure of We also had a double win 1500 metres.
going up. We didn t quite in the pole vault as Scott
achieve that this year but did Huggins launched himself Elsewhere there were top
enough not only to go up but over 4.60m to win the A string three A string places for Mike
to do so as Champions with Sam Brown making it Van Den Dobbelsteen (2nd
maximum points in the B. javelin); Steve Timmins (3rd
shot); Alex Gibbins (3rd 3000
It is no coincidence we did
so well in these two events. steeplechase); Andy Rayner
We have two top coaches (3rd 5000); and the 4x400
in Mike Davies and Allan quartet of Craig Morten, Ed
Williams who have years of Harrison, Richard Davies and
experience and expertise in Luke Smallwood. Craig had
their disciplines. earlier won the B string 400
Phil Sesemann There were a number of
contenders for the Club s
Match One Athlete Of The Match with
Norman Park May 11th the award going to Luke
Going into the match my Smallwood. He won the 400
feeling was we were pretty metres in 47.60 beating Notts
good in seven events, AC s Michael Warner, who
the rest was a case of not was twice the League s Athlete
being sure or being pretty of the Match in 2012 and the
convinced we weren t going previous week had won the
to do well. The worry as British Universities title. Not
with all home matches is that only this, he also helped the
people turn up at all sorts team by volunteering himself
of times. Well they all did for the high jump and long
eventually and a mixture of jump, and finished his athletic
classy performances and a afternoon by anchoring
willingness to cover events the 4x400 metre team to
where regular athletes were third place. As he was also
unavailable, ensured we operating the photo finish, he 4x100 relay team on their way
finished 22 points clear of was the first team member to to promotion. 3 August 2013
second placed Southampton. arrive and the last to leave. Copthall
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