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Athletics Report  13

        than him. Connor then led the
        victorious relay team off with
        a fast first leg run.
        Barnaby Corry had a great start
        to the day with a personal best
        in the hurdles and finished his
        day performing in “Werther”
        at the Royal Opera House! In-
        between times Barnaby scored
        more valuable points for the
        club coming second in the B
        string high jump just short of
        his best height.
        Alex Sibley ran a positive,   Eddie Sellar in only his   With a place in the National
        determined 800m race and   second National league fixture   finals at stake, competition was
        scored a fabulous victory,   for the club ran brilliantly   fierce and BBHAC’s U13 boys
        winning the A string, slicing   placing third in the 1500m   excelled once again, recording
        more than three seconds off   but as importantly smashing   over a dozen personal bests,
        his previous best.      through the 5 minute barrier   numerous individual wins and
                                for the first time with a very   a stunning relay victory to end
        Max Gregson also ran    creditable 4:57.7.      the day on a high note.
        superbly in the B string 800m,
        also slicing off more than   A fantastic set of results   Jacob Byfield’s season
        three seconds from his PB,   saw us winning comfortably   continues in winning ways as
        coming a great second earning   on the day and now placed   he equalled his hurdles best
        valuable team points and was   second in the league table   as he comfortably won the
        soon tucking into a burger, to   behind Southampton but   75m hurdles. Jacob then won
        aid recovery.           just in front of Windsor   the B string high jump before
        Oliver Robertson, having just   SEH who will host the final   smashing the elusive five meter
        got back from a holiday in   league match on Saturday   mark in winning the long jump
        France with his school, ran a   16th July. We want to get the   in a new best distance. Jacob’s
        great 800m finishing strongly   best possible result from this   day was rounded off superbly
        and knocking over seven   fixture and hope to finish in   as part of the impressive 4 x
        seconds off his best time.   the top two and this would be   100m relay team.
        Oliver then used the 100m to   enough to make the National   Barnaby Corry had a bumper
        warm up for the long jump   final in September.  PB day starting in the hurdles
        where he had a good collection                  shaving another 0.2secs off his
        of jumps all just under 4m,   Match 4           best. This obviously inspired
        fractional below his best.   Eton, 16th July    Barnaby as he soared over a
        Adam Parkinson looked   Summer finally arrived just in   new best height in the high
        strong in the 800m and was   time for the final fixture of the   jump placing a great 2nd in the
        pleased to have taken two and   2016 UK youth development   A string. Bob, as he’s known
        half seconds off his pervious   league, held at the beautiful   to his Dad then braved an
        best.                   athletics track in Eton.   800m and was rewarded with
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