Competition summary 26-27th Aug ’19

30 Aug 2019

Croydon Harrier Lawrence Okoye bagged a British Championship silver medal in Birningham. The UK record holder threw 58.84m in his 2nd competitive fixture since his return to the sport after several years in the NFL.

Croydon had a further five participants in the Championships. Martyn Rooney would place 8th in the 400m final, while long jumper Paul Ogun leapt to his fourth best jump of his life recording a season’s best 7.45m effort to finish 7th.

Sophie Elliss and Robert Sakala were also in action in their respective hurdles events, with the latter missing out on a place in the 110m hurdles final by just..07secs.

At the Tooting Open, there were two PBs in the 100m for Derek Kinlock (10.66secs) and Tyvon Innis (10.94secs).

Francesco Calemma (11.31secs), Kwame Tomlin (11.89secs) and Ebuka Davids (11.94secs),

In the girls events, Tochi Davids (13.24secs), Sheresse Miller (13.35secs), Chiamaka Davids (13.84secs), Gabriella Tcheukam (13.89secs) were in action in the 100m.

Suhuyini Osman, 22.71s, 200m
Kyra Sethna-McIntosh, 61.40s, 400m
Jana Sethna-McIntosh, 2:50.94, 800m
Reuben Vaughan, 46.14m, discus & 12.96m shot putt
Ian Statter, M60 100m hurdles, 20.48s
Breanna White, U13W shot putt, 7.68m

In Parkrun action, Brendan Murphy was first home at Holy Cross, while Peter Chambers matched that feat at Babbs Mill. Alex Penfold was runner-up at Worthing, while Jessica Moore was also 2nd at Lloyd Park. Terry Lapins become the 31st Croydon Harrier to surpass 100 parkruns at South Norwood. 

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