Results Round Up From Swansea, Carmarthen, Bath, Cardiff & Birmingham

Wednesday 28th June was the 3rd and final Swansea V Llanelli V Neath U11 & U13 Triangular match at Swansea University. Despite the cold and damp conditions there was a great turnout off 11 from the athletes across all 3 clubs. In a great evening athletics Swansea retained their title with great wins coming from:
U11B Nathaniel Osborne (1.10m) High Jump & (5.44m) Shot & (15.50m) Javelin and Reuben De Vall (3.73m) Long Jump.
U11G Olivia Mackey (23.0) 150m & (1.05m) High Jump & (3.24m) Long Jump; Carys Hennessy (2.57.9) 800m and Amy Button (10.40m) Javelin.
U13B Dylan Morgan (27.5) 200m & (2.40.1) 800m & (4.64m) Long Jump; Zac Davies (12.7) 75m Hurdles; Samuel Davies (1.45m) High Jump; Daniel Cooper (17.57m) Discus; 
U13G Lexi Allen (29.7) 200m; Freya Morgan (11.9) 70m Hurdles & (1.25m) High Jump and Chloe Jones (8.75m) Shot & (22.12m) Discus.
It was fantastic to have so many volunteers at such notice after the meeting had been rearranged, our thanks to all the athletes, coaches, officials and team managers from all three clubs on such a great collaboration across the three matches! Click here for the full results.
 
Wednesday 28th June at Bath SW Carys Smith threw (44.80m) in the Hammer.
 
Thursday 29th June was the Carmarthen Harriers throws only open meeting which was well attended by the throwers from Swansea Harriers with lots of season and personal bests set across all the age groups. Click here for the full results.
 
Saturday 1st July was the Welsh U15, U17 & U20 Schools Championships held at Cardiff. There were lots of Swansea Harriers athletes present representing mainly the Afan Nedd Tawe School District with a few who live further afield representing other districts. Many medals were won and the athletes in the U17 & U20 age groups now have a nervous wait to see if they have done enough to impress the Welsh selectors  for the U17 British Schools International at Dublin on 15th July and the U20 Welsh Athletics International at Cardiff on 12th July. Highlights included medal winning performances from:
 
GOLD: U15B Ross Bennett, Charlie Holland, George Dun & Thomas Payne (48.57) 4 x 100m; U15B Dylan Ward (2.90m) Pole Vault; U15B George Dun (12.12m) Shot; U15G Carys Poole (11.82) 75m Hurdles; U15G Jamie Holland (10.92m) Shot; U17M Iwan Beggs (1.80m) High Jump; U17W Charlotte Campion (11.24m) Triple Jump; U20M Callum Davies (10.95) 100m & (22.49) 200m; U20M Elliot Lawrence (4.20.12) 1500m; U20M Dominic Smith (9.22.74) 3000m; U20M Rhys Harris (15.39) 110m Hurdles & (57.59) 400m Hurdles; U20M Aaron Osuji, Ceirion Hopkins, Rhys Harris & Callum Davies (44.68) 4 x 100m; U20M Osaze Aghedo (14.54m) Triple Jump; U20M Nathan James (62.21m) Javelin; U20W Ffion Jenkins (72.44) 400m Hurdles; U20W Eira James, Olivia Michael, Elin James & Sophie Seargant (52.67) 4 x 100m and U20W Rachel Jones (32.94m) Javelin. 
 
SILVER: U15B Thomas Payne (11.95) 100m & (5.94m) Long Jump; U15B Charlie Holland (2.04.71) 800m; Charlie Brown (12.07) 80m Hurdles; U15B Joshua Wilton (37.31m) Javelin; U15G Marnie Musgrave (1.58m) High Jump; U15G Carys Poole (5.07m) Long Jump; U15G Jamie Holland (31.54m) Javelin; U17M Ieuan Hosgood (3.70m); U17W Mollie Jones (2.18.48) 800m; U17W Rhian Evans (11.08m) Shot & (32.58m) Discus; U17W Lara Spacey (46.26m) Hammer; U20M Osaze Aghedo (6.92m) Long Jump; U20M Ryan Nicholas (35.59m) Javelin and U20W Rachel Jones (29.16m) Discus.
 
BRONZE: U15B Charlie Holland (38.18) 300m; U15B George Dun (1.65m) High Jump; U15B Noah Osborne (2.70m) Pole Vault; U15G Ashleigh Willis (4.56.20) 1500m; U15G Holly Cooper (28.54m) Discus; U17M Dafydd Jay (4.22.56) 1500m; U17M Ollie Winchester, Cameron Ciaburri, Nicholas Williams & Owain Lloyd-Hughes (46.96) 4 x 100m; U17W Holli Evans (27.16) 200m; U17W Eluned King (10.24.09) 3000m and U20M Ryan Nicholas (18.28m) Hammer.
 
The weekend of Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd July were the British Athletics Senior Championships held at Birmingham incorporating the trials for the World Athletics Championships. It was great to see a sprinkling of Swansea Harriers athletes good enough to compete and compete well with the very best athletes in the UK:
SM Daniel Beadsley was 6th in his 100m heat (10.73); SW Risqat Fabunmi-Alade progressed all the way to 7th in the 100m semi final (11.83) after setting a lifetime best of (11.77) in her heat she also place 3rd in her 200m heat in (24.34); Olivia Ceasar was 6th in the 400m heat (54.51); U20W Cari Hughes was 12th in her 1500m heat (4.28.58); SW Verity Ockenden just missed out on a medal in the 5000m placing 4th in a lifetime best of (15.46.11); many congratulation to U20W Lauren Williams who set an all time club record and personal best in the 400m Hurdles finishing 4th in her heat (59.88); SW Bethany Close also finished 4th in her 400m Hurdles heat in (59.50); SW Caryl Granville progressed all the way to the final just missing out on a medal in 4th after setting her fastest in  the heat of (57.42) and SM Jonathan Hopkins was 9th in the 3000m Steeplechase final (8.56.65). Well done to them all on such a great set of performances across the board, click here for the full results.