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GREAT WEST OPEN PROVIDES PROMISING START TO ATHLETICS’ SEASON

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Exeter Harriers’ Great West Open, on 8th April, attracted several hundred athletes from across the South West.

A dry day saw this early season competition produce notable performances from several club members including;

Scarlett Livingstone U13G placed 1st in the women’s 1500m race in a time of 4:58.84, out pacing a number of older athletes, a new PB and putting her on top of the UKA early season rankings.

Daniel Hamilton-Strong U15B jumped 6.01m in the LJ, a new PB, exceeding English Schools National Standard (5.95m). He also placed 1st in the 200m, with a further PB, in a time of 24.19

 

Megan Hamilton-Strong U15G came 1st in the HJ with a PB of 1.58m, achieving English Schools entry standard. She also came first in the 75mHU (12.63) and LJ (4.88m)

Jack Turner U20M sparked interest on the HJ after his comfortable 1.90m clearance. He raised the bar to 2.01m, English Schools SB National Standard and a new PB. However, the height eluded him on this occasion. He won his 2 other events of the day; 110MH 15.6 and Discus, with a throw of 36.77m, setting new PBs for both. Having just moved up to the U20 age group this multi-eventer, who claimed ESSA Gold in the Inter Boys Octathlon last year, will be looking to make his mark on the Decathlon this season with his first competition looming at the end of this month.

Jack Moncur U23M, ESAA IB Javelin Bronze Medallist and Scottish Age Group Champion, threw 59.95m in the Men’s Javelin, a new PB, to secure 1st position.

Other Gold Medal Winners;

100m U20M Luke-James Butler 11.77
100m U15G Rebecca Squires 13.40
800m SM (V40) Richard Scott 2:01.83
800m U15B Louis Chamberlain 2:13.78 (PB)
800m U13B Toby Capps 2 :38.8 (PB)
1500m U13B Charlie Hague 4:54.72 (PB)
3000m U20W Caitlin Apps 10:46.38
400H SW Sarah Kearsey 64.35
LJ U13W Megan Bond 4.19m (PB)
TJ U17M Michael Bowley 11.90m
TJ U15W Chloe Harris 9.78m
SP U20M Gediminas Vielius 11.45m
SP U17M Josh Tyler 13.60m
SP U15M William Saltmarsh 11.19m
SP U17W Amy-Beth Curtis 11.07m
SP U15W Abbie Freeman 8.94m
Hammer U17M Josh Tyler 46.74m
Jav U15B William Saltmarsh 30.23m
Jav U17W Amy-Beth Curtis 35.62m
Jav U15W Abbie Freeman 25.73m

Full results available here

Quad Kids Medal Winners

Under 10 Girls
Olivia Steer – Silver
Under 10 Boys
George McCollum – Silver
Under 11 Girls
Poppy McCollum – Gold
Islas Mayne – Bronze
Under 11 Boys
Luca Pemberthy – Bronze

Full Quad Kids Results can be found below

U11s

U10s