Results Round Up From Swansea x 2, Yate, London & Brecon

Wednesday 17th July saw the conclusion of all the Primary Schools Track & Field fixtures for this academic year with the annual Dyfed V West Glamorgan inter county match held at Swansea. In a great evenings athletics the West Glamorgan team came out on top, after Dyfeds win in the cross country, to make it honours even for 2019. Highlights included overall winning performances from Swansea Harriers athletes representing the county:
Girls: Zoe Strevens (12.5) 70m Hurdles & (4.26m) Long Jump; Matilda Quick (8.02m) Shot & (1.30m) High Jump
Boys: Oliver Patterson (7.74m) Shot; Fletcher Davies (1.20m) High Jump.
Very well done to all those athletes who took part, it was a big achievement making it all the way to the inter county match. Thanks to all the volunteers to whose help was invaluable. Click here for the full individual results and team scores.
 
 
Saturday 20th July at Yate saw our U13 & U15 squad compete in the UK semi/regional final of the Youth Development League, where the incredible team efforts of those athletes present supporting their club, unfortunately fell short by a frustraitingly close 15 points behind Birchfield, to miss out on the UK grand final. Not being able to field a full team of athletes in all four event group areas who contributed this season was the Achilles heel, nevertheless it was a fine team effort, our thanks to all athletes, coaches, officials and team managers. Individual highlights included A string wins for:
U15B Joshua Aka (11.75) 100m; Dylan Morgan (37.99) 300m & (5.64m) Long Jump; Zac Davies (11.89) 80m Hurdles; Joshua Aka, Marek Warzocha, Zac Davies & Dylan Morgan (2.42.63) 4 x 300m.
U15G Millie Carter (3.10m) Pole Vault; Lucy Harris (27.64m) Discus.
 
 
Saturday 20th July saw Swansea host the British Schools U17 International England V Wales V Scotland V Ireland. What a fantastic event it was, there was a great atmosphere with plenty of spectators too. As an added bonus 13 Swansea Harriers took part making up a large percentage of the Welsh Squad, and getting to represent Wales on their home track. Here is how they all got on:
 
Men: 4th Thomas Payne (11.18) 100m, 4th (22.27) 200m & 3rd (42.56) 4 x 100m; 8th Charlie Brown (14.33) 100m Hurdles; 5th Owain Clarke (58.84) 400m Hurdles; 8th Addam Bowling (1.71m) High Jump; 6th William Trott (3.66m) Pole Vault; 7th Ryan Price (11.76m) Triple Jump; 6th George Dun (12.70m) Shot; 6th Joshua Wilton (44.59m) Javelin and 3rd Charlie Holland (3.26.50) 4 x 400m.
 
Women: 6th Macey Morris (25.85) 200m & (44.13) 300m Hurdles in a PB!; 5th Ashleigh Willis (10.37.11) 3000m; 5th Cassey Grimwade (49.64m) Hammer and 8th Chloe Jones (29.53m) Javelin.
Very well done to them all on very much derived international vests and such a great set of results too in a high pressure environment, click here for the full results.
 
 
 
Sunday 21st July was the London 10km won by our very own Joshua Griffiths in (29.47) and his namesake Dewi Griffiths just behind in 3rd (30.12) and Matthew Rees back in 20th (33.18).
 
 
Sunday 21st July was the Welsh National Masters Championships for athletes aged over 35 years old, held at Brecon. It was great to see another big turnout from our masters where there was another epic medal winning haul, with performances were set by:
 
GOLD MW70 Daphne Marler (25.31) 100m & (1.92m) Long Jump; MM60 Roderick Davies (TBC) 200m; MM60 Chris Berry (1.30m) High Jump & (21.53m) Discus; MM75 Ian Bowles (9.61m) Shot & (11.33m) Weight Throw & (31.95m) Discus & (31.93m) Hammer & (20.87m) Javelin; MW60 Renate Prells (19.77m) Discus and MM65 David Jones (16.34m) Hammer.
 
SILVER MW35 Llinos Jones (20.06.91) 3000m; MM60 Roderick Davies (3.84m) Long Jump; MW70 Daphne Marler (4.38m) Triple Jump; MM65 David Jones (6.49m) Shot; MW60 Renate Prells (6.59m) Shot & (10.52m) Weight Throw & (29.88m) Hammer; MM60 Chris Berry (7.37m) Weight Throw & (26.36m) Hammer and MM45 Steve Ingram (29.60m) Discus. 
 
BRONZE: MM60 Roderick Davies (14.60) 100m and MM60 Chris Berry (9.06m) Shot.