On 21 August 2016 In Junior News

Many Young BRATs contest the Midland Age Group Championships

Although we didn’t have any medallists this year many of our young athletes stepped up to more serious competition by competing in the Midlands Age Group championships at Nuneaton on August 13/14th.



In the U17 age group, Sam Barber just missed  out on a podium place finishing 4th in the 800m in 2m 07.61s, whilst Lucy Freer was 7th in the 300m hurdles in 54.54s.h in 2m 42.99s


In the U15 age group John Stolberg was 9th in the 1500m in 5m 01.87s and 5th in the heat of the 80m Hurdles in 14.78s, whilst Hugo Villalobos Finigan finished one place better in the 1500m in 8th in a time of 4m 51.43s and 6th in the 800m in 2m 13.11s. In the same race Jamie Cooper was 11th in a time of 2m 42.99s and 7th in his heat of the 200m in 31.72s.


Two of our U15 girls had a busy weekend with Naomi Johnson coming 3rd in her heats of both the 100m and 200m in 13.38s and 27.33s respectively and 7th in the shot with 5.85m. Nike Lawrence was 6th in both the heat of 100m in 15.08s and 200m in 30.49s, 7th in the Discus in 13.82m and 8th in the shot with 5.05m.


All athletes gsined a wealth of experience which will stand them in good stead in the future.


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