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Some of the U11 U13 & U15 team who represented the team at Brecon

What a weekend for results with 5 competitions on one weekend with the clubs U11 to over 80 and all age groups in between in action;

Mid Week Results (Welsh Athletics International & Dyfed V West Glamorgan Primary Schools Inter County Match)

Wednesday 18th April was the Welsh Athletics International at Cardiff where top Olympians from many countries were competing to get ready for London over the next 2 weeks.

Welsh Schools Team for the British Schools International announced

Very many congratulations to the 16 athletes selected to represent the Welsh Schools team at the British Schools International in Ashford Kent on 21st July against England, Scotland and Ireland; Jac Hopkins (3000m), Connor Davies (1500m Steeple Chase), Rh

Weekend Results (David Greene & West Wales)

Friday 13th July saw David Greene finish 2nd in the Samsung Diamond League Grand Prix at Crystal Palace, LONDON in the 400m Hurdles. David set another world class time of 48.10 just behind world number 1 Javier Coulson of Peurto Rico. David is rounding to great form with the Olympics just 2 weeks away.

Caryl Granville Record Collection

Caryl Granville on Saturday 7th July added another record to her collection; this time the Senior Womens 100m Hurdles with a time of 13.95 in a European Athletics Permit meeting in Loughborough to add to her 400m Hurdles (57.61) set in 2011 and Heptathlon (4981) set in 2010. Caryl also holds the club bests for 300m (39.10) and Indoor Pentathlon (3799). Congratulations Caryl.

Captain Fantastic

Congratulations to David Greene from everyone at Swansea Harriers for being elected as Captain of the Great Britain & Northern Ireland Athletics team for London 2012 Olympics!!! "The 26-year-old will skipper the 78-strong team for the second time having held the position for the European Team Championships in Sweden in 2011" Click here for the full story from the BBC.

Results Welsh Schools Athletics Championships

Saturday 7th July were the Welsh Schools National Championships at Brecon. The rain held off just and there were many great results for athletes from the club most of whom were representing the Afan Nedd Tawe School district and a few Dyfed. Individually highlights on the day included medals for:

Mid Week Results Grass Roots to World Class including 1 new club & Welsh record.

Friday 6th July saw David Greene break his own club and Welsh record for 400m Hurdles in the Samsung Diamond League in Paris finishing 2nd to Javier Coulson of Peurto Rico.


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