Comp round-up 15-17th May ’21

18 May 2021

Croydon Harrier and two-time Olympian James Dasaolu returned to 100m for the first time since 2017 at Loughborough last weekend. 

The 2014 European champion is already selected as part of the GB bobsleigh squad and is bidding to reach his third summer Olympics. He clocked 10.65s to finish 7th in his Heat.

At the Bromley Open, Cheyanne Evans-Gray was the fastest woman of the evening, clocking 11.84s in his season opener. Ashleigh Clarke was fifth in the same race. 

Kyron-Bailee Burke

The bulk of the Croydon Harriers squad were in action at the Sutton SLAN Open at the David Weir Leisure Centre. Derek Kinlock stole the show in the men’s 100m and 200m winning both events in 10.60s and 21.62s. Suhuyini Osman also impressed, placing 4th in the men’s 100m in 10.96s, while Nick Hamilton finished third in the under 20 men’s 200m. 

Other event wins came in the U17 women’s 100m hurdles where Lia Bonsu finished in 11.87s for a dead heat win. Chrissy Amponsah was third in the same race, while Bonsu would also finish third over the 200m in her age group. 

Glenn Barden, with Sir Reginald Huffington in the foreground

In the 5000m, James Hancock was runner-up in a new track best of 15:22.74. At the Batteshanger 5 mile road race, Glenn Barden would finish third in 28:31 out of 143 finishers. 

Other Sutton Open results:

Mike Smalley, M35 100m, 1st, M35 200m, 2nd

Henry Thomas, U17 Men’s 100m, 3rd

Kyle Andrews, Men’s 100m, 3rd

Alex Giles, U13 Boys, 200m, 3rd

Zoe Dake, U20 Women’s 200m, 3rd

Samuel Mowa, U17 Men’s 200m, 4th

Tamia Meggie-Graham, U20 Women’s 200m, 4th

Amber Bloomfield, 4th, U15 Girls 75m hurdles, PB

Henry Thomas, 4th, U17 Men’s 80m hurdles

Nicholas Hamilton, U20 Men’s 100m 4th 100m

Gracelyn Kendeck, 5th, U15 Girls 75m hurdles, PB

Louis Smithen, U20 Men’s 100m, 6th

Ammon Read, U17 Men’s 100m, 6th

Kayden Faria-Brown, U20 Men’s 100m, 7th

Kyron-Bailee Burke, U15 Boys 1500m, 7th

Alex Penfold, 7th, Men’s 5000m

Christabel Amponsah, U17 Women’s 100m, 8th

Christal Afriyie Amponsah, U17 Women’s 100m, 9th

Shereese Miller, U17 Women’s 100m, 11th

Zachary Blair, 27th, Men’s 5000m

Other Bromley 100m results:

Gracelyn Ella Kendeck, 2nd (Heat 2), 12.93s

Tre Poponne, 7th (Heat 4), 12.27s

Mike Smalley, 4th (Heat 6), 13.27s

Olumide Ositelu, 5th  (Heat 6), 13.37s

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