Athletics: Young Harriers impress in league

Thurrock Harriers youth teams competed at the Chelmsford meet of the Eastern Young Athletic League on Sunday 8th July. The youngsters seem to be improving with every outing this season, proving the hard work they put in week by week at training. This meet was no exception with personal bests performances right across the board.

Maddie Cannell 25.57m discus, Alyssa pb in hurdles 12.8, Eleanor March 12.7 hurdles, Charlie Splarn 14.0 100m, Liam Barnard 1.25m High Jump, Max Hepher 8.02m Shot Putt, Jodi Meredith 2.12 800m. Aiden Simpson 1.60m HJ.Akin Moronkeji 11.22m Shot.

Team coaches Gerry Heapy, Paul Barnard are pleased with the overall performance and are looking forward to further improvements from the youngsters. Having new coaches Nicki Martin and Cathy James is helping the athletes get more time on a wider variety of disciplines which is strengthening each athletes abilities.

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