Younger athletes battle for honours in Bedford

Young athletes battle for honours in Bedford

The second day of the England Athletics U23 and U20 Champs noticed athletes attempting to qualify for subsequent month’s European U23 and U20 Champs in Tallinn

Because the England Athletics Below-23 and Below-20 Championships drew to a detailed on Sunday (June 20) at Bedford Worldwide Stadium, various opponents will now hope they’ve accomplished sufficient to earn GB choice for the European age-group championships in Tallinn subsequent month.

First up is the European Below-23 Championships on July 8-11 adopted by the European Below-20 Championships on July 15-18, with each occasions held within the Estonian metropolis. The World Below-20 Championships in Kenya remains to be occurring in August, however British Athletics has determined to not ship a crew.

On Sunday in Bedford the dash hurdler Lily Parris of Chelmsford claimed the under-20 ladies’s 100m hurdles gold with 13.68 (-0.3) forward of Abigail Pawlett and Mallory Cluley (see fundamental picture above).

Tiarnan Crorken of Preston Harriers gained the under-23 males’s 1500m in 3:40.53 as he out-ran Joshua Lay, George Mills, Matthew Stonier and Thomas Eager within the closing phases of a aggressive metric mile.

Tiarnan Crorken (Mark Shearman)

One other middle-distance runner in type was Daniel Joyce of Tynedale Harriers as he ran 1:52.43 to win the under-20 males’s 800m with a robust end.

Within the jumps, Henry Clarkson of Edinburgh AC was a decisive winner of the under-23 males’s triple leap with 15.00m (1.0).

Henry Clarkson (Mark Shearman)

Kristal Awuah had a busy and profitable weekend because the Herne Hill Harrier added to her under-23 ladies’s 100m title on Saturday with a 200m gold on Sunday. She ran 23.24 (-0.2) right into a slight headwind.

Additionally impressing within the sprints was Shemar Boldizsar, who clocked 20.81 (0.1) to win the under-23 males’s 200m in cool circumstances at Bedford.

Success Eduan (Mark Shearman)

Success Eduan as soon as once more lived as much as her identify with victory within the under-20 ladies’s 200m in 23.70 (0.1).

Within the race walks, Chris Snook of Aldershot, Farnham & District gained the under-23 males’s 10,000m in 44:45.98 whereas Bethan Davies gained the under-23 ladies’s equal in 47:07.97.

Chris Snook (Mark Shearman)

It was nice to see Dominic Ogbechie return to type as properly. The multi-talented Highgate athlete gained the under-20 excessive leap with 2.13m.

Within the hammer, Katie Head took the under-23 ladies’s title with 62.38m as she was watched by her father, Paul, the Olympian and Commonwealth medallist, whereas Ben Hawkes of Worthing took the under-23 males’s hammer crown with 68.03m.

To learn our report from the primary day of the championships, CLICK HERE

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