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The Indoor Track Season 2014

For the men Jermaine Olasan More success came in the
Dina Asher Smith surpassed claimed gold in the long under 17s age group where
her own high standards and jump with a leap of 7.21. Like Maya Bruney won the 60
remained the benchmark for Rachel, Jahisha Thomas is metres in 7.63 and Jazz
excellence which was sustained in her irst year in the Senior Crawford was second in 7.68.
by a plethora of talent at all age group and she celebrated Both were personal bests.
levels and disciplines. Pat with bronze medals in the 60
Calnan reports. metre hurdles and long jump Isabella Hilditch took silver in
with performances of 8.67 and the 60 metre hurdles in 8.93 in
5.94. Kieran Daly and Oweka her irst year in the age group.
Wanogho reached the semis of She also won the bronze
the men’s 60 metres. medal in the 300 metres in
Kertis Beswick’s impressive 41.53.In the ield two Herbie
Kuentslinger coached athletes
inishing dip saw him snatch won medals in the shot. Eloise
silver in the 60 metre hurdles
in a new personal best of Locke was second with 9.79
7.99 while in the ield Kerri with Eve Keith third in 9.72.
Davidson was second in the
triple jump with a leap of 11.88. Sainsbury’s British Athletics
While Rachel had an Indoor Championships,
South of England Indoor exceptional senior Dina Asher Smith’s victory
Championship many of her
Championships, Lee Valley fellow athletes from John in the 200 metres was the
Despite a relatively low Blackie’s training group were highlight of a very special
number of athletes the number enjoying success in the under weekend for our female
of medals won by those 20 age group, the highlight sprinters. Still an under 20,
competing was impressive. being a clean sweep of medals she claimed her irst Senior
Rachel Dickens made an in the 60 metres. Dina Asher title as the Club won four out
instant impact in her irst Smith lived up to her pre of six medals in the 60 and
year in the senior age group race favourite tag and sped 200 metres. The 200 metre
winning the 400 metres. This to victory in 7.34, having inal was almost like a Club
was particularly pleasing as her equalled the Championship Championships as Dina ran an
summer season was disrupted best performance of 7.32 indoor best of 23.20 for victory.
by injury. She won her heat in in the Semi inal. Shannon The time is six hundredths shy
56.52 and then took the title in Hylton took the silver of her outdoor best and was a
56.43 over half a second clear medal spot in 7.51 just two stadium record. Just behind in
of Windsor’s Lesley Owusu. hundredths of a second ahead the silver medal position was
She subsequently took silver in of Vivien Olatunji. Shannon Hylton who ran 23.24,
the 200 metres with 24.42 and Shannon and Cheriece a personal best both indoors
bronze in the 60 metres in 7.70 Hylton were irst and second and outdoors. Fourth was
the same time as fourth placed respectively in the 200 metres Shannon’s twin sister Cheriece
Grace Sheppard. with times of 24.17 and 24.38. in a time of 24.25.
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