Comp round-up 17-18th Sep ’22

19 Sep 2022

Croydon Harrier Lawrence Okoye finished his 2022 track and field campaign with a fourth place finish in Zagreb in the discus at the World Athletics Continental Tour.

The European bronze medallist threw 64.99m, his fifth best effort of the season. 

Croydon’s boys team finished third out of the six competing clubs in their end of season Ebbisham Boys League at Coulsdon on Sunday. 

Farrell Fabusiwa capped off his remarkable season with a win in the U15 boys 100m in 11.5s and 200m (23.6s). Isaiah Easy-Riley and Kalvyn Mills secured maximum points in the U13 boys 200m. 

On the field, Alex Giles, would win the U15 boys high jump by 10cm with a 1.50m clearance. The U13 boys 4x100m team would secure 1st in 53.1s. 

Croydon fielded four teams at the Will Bolton Memorial cross-country relays at Sparrows Den. The men’s team of Luke Wakeling (25th), Douglas Aikman (32nd), Joe Gambie (45th) and Sam Dorrans (61st) would finish 11th out of the 28 teams who closed in. 

The women’s team of Antara Singh, Katherina Warren. Jasmine Bell and Sunanda Sarker-Bell would finish 8th, and the Under 15 girls team of Aida Palomares-Dominguez, Mary and Faustina Raki were 13th in the girls race. 

At the Surrey Road Relays at Wimbledon on Sunday, Croydon’s men’s team would finish 6th for the second consecutive year. Peter Chambers would clock the 2nd quickest lap over the 4.6km course in 13 mins and 55 seconds. He teamed with Patrick Lucas (35th), Isaac Flanagan (40th), Alex Penfold (48th), Douglas Aikman (53rd) and Matt Shires (62nd) to ensure the team would cross the line 6th. 

The B team of Henry Butt. Ashley George, Adam Shew, Terry Lapins, Sam Dorrans and Robert Spalding were 13th out of the 16 teams who finished. 

The women’s team of Jasmine Bell, Katherina Warren. Leanne Moore and Sunanda Sarker-Bell were 11th and the M40 quartet of Colin Oxlade, Neil Aikman, James Tebbs and Andy Del Nevo were 4th in their masters category. 

25 Croydon Harriers took part in parkrun action on Saturday morning with a 1st place finish for Phil Symonds at Ambleside. Anna Corby was 1st home in the women’s category at Lloyd Park, and there were third place finishes for Jessica Moore (Wöhrder See, Germany), Madeleine Armstrong-Plieth (Gdynia, Poland) and Katherina Warren (Royal Bethlem). 

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