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Athletics Report 17

The day before Dina had won except that in the 60 metres More medals came in the
the silver medal in the 60 inal the electronic timing did under 17s age group and again
metres inal in 7.25, having run not function. She was given a they came in the women’s
a personal best of 7.22 in the hand timed 7.2 which means sprints as Maya Bruney
semi inal. In third place was her electronic performance inished in second place in the
Montell Douglas who clocked would have been under 7.2 60 metres in 7.56 with Jazz
7.30. It was silver also for seconds. Crawford third in 7.63. Both
Serita Solomon in the 60 metre Again it was Shannon who of these were personal bests,
hurdles in a time of 8.24 and to won silver in 7.5 and it would where better to achieve this
add to the celebrations Chioma have been a clean sweep of the than in a National Final.
Matthews won bronze in the medals but Vivien Olatunji Isabella Hilditch was another
triple jump with a leap of 13.18. was adjudged to have inished to run quicker than ever
fourth having been given the before both in her heat of the
England Athletics Under 20, same hand time as the third 60 metre hurdles in 8.83 and
Under 17 and Under 15 Indoor placed inisher. A number then again in her semi inal
Championships, Sheffield thought Vivien had got third with 8.76. She was not able to
A new National record for but without the electrics replicate this in the inal but
Dina Asher Smith crowned a there was no way of verifying. she is a irst year in the age
spectacular weekend for our Shannon had actually run group so there will be much
sprinters, Dina’s record came 7.43 in her semi inal, a new more to come.
in the Under 20 women’s personal best and Vivien was At the Welsh Under 20 indoor
200 metres inal. Going into just six hundredths outside championships in Cardiff,
the race she already held the her best with 7.62. Cheriece Matthew Jones was third in
Championship best and was Hylton was also in the medals the 400 metres inal in 51.32
joint holder of the British as she picked up bronze in the
record with 23.20. Yet at the 400 metres in a time of 55.47.
end of a weekend in which There was more great success Kent Championships, The
Middlesex Championships
she had already raced ive in the ield as Oliver Newport Lee Valley
times, she tore to victory in won gold in the long jump A good weekend for our
23.15 a time which is just with a seasons best of 7.41.
one hundredth of a second Stefan Amokwandoh and athletes with golds in the
Senior age group for Serita
shy of her outdoor best. She Kerri Davidson both set Solomon (60), Krystal Galley
needed to be quick as well personal bests in winning (400) second claimer Clare
since inishing in second bronze medals in their Elms (800) at the age of 50,
place was training partner respective triple jump and Christina Moore (pole
Shannon Hylton whose competitions. Stefan leapt vault). In the under 20s age
23.39 was also inside the 14.68, a six centimetre group Louis Mascarenhas
previous Championship Best improvement on his best from made a welcome return to
Performance. last Summer. Kerri produced a competition after missing the
It could so easily have been 12.37 effort to exceed her best whole of last year with injury.
two National records for Dina by ive centimetres. He won the shot with a throw
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