Results Round Up From Sheffield, Cardiff & Newport

The weekend of Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th February were the British Senior Indoor Athletics Championships being held at Sheffield. It was great to see a number of our members reach the very tough entry criteria and have a go against the best athletes in the UK.
Olivia Caesar set a time of (55.25) to finish 5th in her semi final after progressing from round 1; in the 3000m for women, Elinor Kirk had a superb run for 5th (9.17.80) and just behind her in 13th was Verity Ockenden (9.34.94); U20W Megan Stratton-Thomas competing against the seniors in the 3000m Walk placed an excellent 9th in (15.32.16) and also competing up an age group was U20M Osaze Aghedo leaping to (14.85m) to place 8th in the Triple Jump. Very many congratulations to them all, click here for the full results.
The weekend of Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th February were the Welsh Junior Indoor Athletics Championships held at Cardiff. The turnout from our juniors was reasonable at best considering how large the club is, there should have been an awful lot more present. Never the less it was still a great weekend for the club where a very respectable number of medals were won to bring home to Swansea, very many congratulations to all our medalists:
11 GOLD U20M Callum Davies (6.86) 60m and a championship best performance!; U20W Hannah Brier (7.37) 60m a new championship best and equaling her own Welsh record!; U15G Danai Mugabe (7.97) 60m; U13B Elliot Riordan (28.64) 200m; U20M Joseph Brier (49.20) 400m; U20M Rhys Harris (8.42) 60m Hurdles; U17M Tomos Slade (8.42) 60m Hurdles; U13B Zac Davies (10.41) 60m Hurdles; U15B Dylan Ward (2.50m) Pole Vault; U15B George Dun (11.89m) Shot and U15G Jamie Holland (10.00m) Shot.
13 SILVER U15B Charlie Holland (2.11.94) 800m; U17W Mollie Jones (4.56.50) 1500m; U20M Michael Thompson (8.98) 60m Hurdles & (10.87m) Shot; U20M Ioan Jenkins (1.75m) High Jump; U13B Elliot Riordan (1.35m) High Jump; U15G Brooke Castle (1.45m) High Jump; U15B William Trott (2.40m) Pole Vault; U15G Elin Murphy (1.90m) Pole Vault; U15B Thomas Payne (5.43m) Long Jump; U15G Carys Poole (4.72m) Long Jump; U17M Jack Spiller (11.67m) Triple Jump and U13G Chloe Jones (7.31m) Shot.
12 BRONZE U17M Eli Onyewu (7.23) 60m; U15B Thomas Payne (7.65) 60m;  U17M Tomos Slade (23.37) 200m; U17W Mollie Jones (2.21.59) 800m; U13B Matt Gudgeon (5.44.15) 1500m; U15G Carys Poole (9.66) 60m Hurdles; U13G Freya Hannaford (1.25m) High Jump; U15B Dylan King (2.30m) Pole Vault; U17W Josie Sivak (5.11m) Long Jump; U13G Sophie Beynon (3.72m) Long Jump; U20M Elliot Webber (11.43m) Triple Jump and U15G Sally Hopkins (9.57m) Shot.
Very well done to all those who took part from the club, we were glad to see you there, click here for the full results.
Sunday 12th February was round 4 of 5 in the Gwent Cross Country League held at a cold, wet and windy Glebelands, Newport.
In the senior men Angus Maclean had a great run for 4th, also breaking into the top 10 was 7th placed Phil Matthews; completing the scoring team of 5 were 72nd Charles Walsh; 98th Mike Gleeson and 233rd Owen Davies, the team are now 8th in Division 1. In the ladies Kate Roberts had a superb run for 3rd; Alaw Beynon-Thomas had a great run too for 7th place; Victoria Jackson was 16th and Helen Marshall 29th, the senior ladies now rise to 10th in Division 1 outside of the relegation zone, finishing a team of 5 in the final match should see them retain their Division 1 status.
In the juniors there was a mixed turnout due to the clash with the indoors at Cardiff, but it was great to see quite a few still make it to Newport:
U11B First home was Harley Gleeson (16th) followed home by Dafydd King in 28th and Thomas Gorvett in 66th; the team are 12th in the league.
U11G were well represented with 9 runners, and our 4 scorers were 13th Mai Davies; 31st Eleri Reed; 33rd Melissa Davies and 41st Sarah Lyons. The team are 5th in the league.
U13B all on his own was Joseff Lewis 44th, the team slip to 8th in the league.
U13G had just the 2 runners, breaking into the top 10 was Ella Davies in 9th followed home by Tiffany Rees in 17th. The team are 9th in the league.
U15B all on his own was William Arnold in 28th, the team are placed 12th in the league.
U15G are still our best team and still sit at the top of the league but the gap to 2nd has closed; the 4 scorers were Darcie Bass having a great run for 4th; in 14th Caitlin Gwyther; 25th Rebecca Martin and 26th Beth Thomas.
Unfortunately there were no runners in the U17W, U17M, U20W or U20M from the club.
Very many thanks to all those from Swansea Harriers who ran at Newport, click here for the full individual results and league tables.