Wednesday, May 23, 2012
SHROPSHIRE AA TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS
There was success for Shrewsbury AC athletes at the Shropshire AA Track and Field Championships held at Telford Athletics Stadium.
There were Championship Records for Claire Burgoyne in the Senior Womens 800m – 2m 13.5secs and Sam Edwards in the Senior Mens Triple Jump – 13m 80 cms.
Two of the younger club athletes, Hollie Williamson and James Yewbrey, put in outstanding performances to come away with three gold medals each.
In the Under 13 age group, James took gold in the Long Jump – 4m 62, 100m – 13.4secs and 200m – 28.0secs. Hollie won the Under 15 Girls High Jump with a leap of 1m 62cms. She also won the Long Jump – 5m 06cms and the 75m Hurdles – 12.4secs.
Two Under 11 athletes won medals. Elin Rugman was 3rd in the 150m – 27.2secs and Sam Bosworth took two bronze medals, in the 600m -2m 07.9 and Cricket Ball Throw -30m 34cms.
Eleanor Fox took gold in the Under 13 Girls 70m Hurdles in a time of 12.7secs and reached the final of the 100m – 14.8secs. Katie Dixon reached the final of the 100m – 14.9secs and Megan Potts was 5th in the 800m – 2m 45.9secs. Harry Bower took silver in the Under 13 Boys 200m – 29.6secs and was 5th in the final of the 100m – 14.6secs.
Jordan Hall finished in 2nd place in the Under 15 Girls 200m – 28.2secs.
In the Under 17 age group George Speakman won two medals – gold in the Triple Jump -12m 79cms and silver in the Long Jump – 5m 60. Jack Bower won silver in the 200m in a time of 24.7secs and finished 4th in the 100m – 12.2 secs.
Libby Naylor won the Junior Womens 400m Hurdles – 74.8 secs and Hannah Bridgwater was 2nd in the 100m Hurdles -17.6secs. Howard Stringer took gold in the Junior Mens 200m -23.7secs and 400m -53.6 secs.
Andrew Beeston took silver in the Senior Mens 800m – 2m 06.3secs and Pat Higgins won the veteran Womens Hammer -25m 05.