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Athletics: Harriers impress at Lee Valley Indoors

Lee Valley U13/U15 Indoor Open 13/14 Feb 2016

AT the Lee Valley Indoor Open this weekend, some promising young athletes put on the blue and white vest and represented Thurrock at the event.

U13b Oreofe Adepega had fastest time of the day in 60m Hurdles with a SB time of 10.34s, He gained 1st in the High jump with a jump of 1.45m, placing him equal 1st in his age group in the UK rankings and in the 200m race he came 2nd, with a new PB of 28.40s.

U15g Chloe Lock came an impressive 9th in Shot with a putt of 6.63m and Tolani Odumsou gained a PB in 60m with a time of 9.11s.

England Indoor Individual championship – Sheffield 14/2/16

Athletes from Thurrock attended the England Indoor Individual championships in Sheffield this weekend and the long journey was worth it.

U15b Theo Adesina brought home an amazing 4 medals, a Silver in 300m with a massive PB of 37.69s, which places him 2nd in the UK rankings for his age group!, Bronze in long Jump with a PB of 5.76m, another bronze in High Jump with a jump of 1.70m and finally a Bronze in 60m hurdles with a time of 8.94s.

U17m William Adeyeye took part in Long Jump, came 5th overall with a jump of 6.50m.

Despite running well and coming 3rd in his heat in 60m hurdles, gaining a time of 8.56s, it wasn’t enough to qualify for the final race. U20m Joseph Winn also competed on the day, jumping an impressive 1.90m in the High Jump coming 9th overall.


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