Comp round-up 21-23 Jan ’22
Croydon Harrier Cheyanne Evans-Gray ran the qualifying standard for the World Indoor Championships at Newham in her opening 60m of the season.
The 2020 British Universities champion ran a time of 7.28secs and is now ranked 2nd in the UK.
Suhuyini Osman ran a British Championships qualifying standard of 6.78secs to win his Heat.
Other runs at Newham included Jesse Agyemang (6.98s, Men’s 60m), Nick Hamilton (7.18s, Men’s 60m), Kayden Faria-Brown (7.20s, U20 men’s 60m), Louis Smithen (7.41s, Men’s 60m) and Tre Preponne (7.45s, U20 Men’s 60m)
2014 European 100m champion James Dasaolu ran at the Boxx United Manchester Indoor Tour and clocked 6.77secs for fifth.
At the Lee Valley Games, Jack Ennis cleared a British Championships qualifying standard in the high jump of 2.12m. It’s also a lifetime best and puts him 4th in the men’s UK rankings in this early stage of the season. Elsewhere, Zachary Blair was in action in Sheffield, clocking 25.27s and 55.57s in the 200m and 400m.
At the Surrey Schools Cross-Country Championships at Reigate, several Croydon Harriers were in action for their Borough teams.
Katherina Warren and Leanne Moore were 18th and 19th in the Senior Girls race, to qualify for the inter-counties.
In the inter-girls race Holly Perks was 44th and Millicent Figueira 46th. In the junior girls category, Holly Smith was 53rd and in the U13 girl’s ranks Aida Palomares Dominguez was 18th.
In the boy’s race, Kyron-Bailee Burke was 19th and Joe Gambie 24th in the Inter Boys category.
In road running action, Laura Marshall finished 8th in the W40-49 category at the Farnborough Half Marathon clocking 1:34:25. James Moore (23rd M50, 1:32:05) and Murray Gordon (1:52:49) were also in action.
In parkrun action, runners-up finishes came courtesy of Madeleine Armstrong-Plieth (Solent On Sea), Julian Forbes (Marple), Matt Shires (Lloyd Park) and Phil Symonds (Brockwell).