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. Amongst them were a few Swansea Harriers athletes gaining experience against some top class international competition and all performed excellently; back from his studies in the USA Chris Gowell was 7th in the 800m (1.51.14), Paul Bennett 6th in the B 400m Hurdles (56.18), Caryl Granville 4th in the B 400m (55.24) and 2nd in the 100m Hurdles (14.09) Carol Glover 4th in the 1500m (4.33.92), Sian Swanson 2nd in the High Jump (1.67m), Nina Prells 4th in the U20W Discus (34.34m) and Emily Dacey 4th in the U20W Long Jump (5.06m). Very many congratulations to them all, click here for the full results.

The same day and time was the annual Dyfed V West Glamorgan Primary Schools Inter County Match at Swansea, this fixture is the conclusion of all the Primary Schools athletics qualifying fixtures in West Wales and like at Cardiff had many top athletes in action. It was a very exciting and close match throughout the evening but towards the end West Glamorgan edged ahead to win by 153 points to 133 points. Very well done to all those athletes who took part and to all the teachers from throughout the West whose schools support the events. Thanks also goes to all the volunteers who helped judge and run the event it could not happen without your support. Click here for the full results RESULTS Inter- County 2012.xls The 2 districts will meet again in March 2013 in Dinefwr Park, Llandeilo where they will be the opening race of the British Schools (U17) and Senior Home Countries cross country international match in what is sure to be another exciting match.