Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Athletics: Harrier Theo set to represent England

THURROCK Harriers Athlete Theo Adesina triumphed this weekend at the ESAA national combined events at Exeter where he donned the Essex vest and brought home a silver medal!

Theo gained a silver medal with a whopping pentathlon final PB score of 3184 points!!

Theo is now ranked second in the country making him eligible for England selection.

The highlight of the day for Theo was the High jump! Theo gained a massive 7cm increase on his PB, jumping 1.85cm, which now ranks him 2nd the country for his age group.

Theo also gained a SB in the 800m with a time of 2.15.01s and placed second in the long jump with a jump of 6.42m. Theo now gets to represent England in Ireland.

Along with this Theo was part of the U15 Junior Boys who also became the National Team Pentathlon Champions, they also broke the British all time record by over 150 points! Amazing achievement!

Not only does Theo have an amazing drive to be the best by putting all he can into his training and competitions, he is well known for his chatty ways and smiley face, brightening up everyone he meets day! We couldn’t be more happier and prouder of Theo!


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