Evans-Gray selected for England! Plus London Indoor Games round-up
Croydon Harrier sprinter Cheyanne Evans-Grey has been selected to run for England at the Bratislava indoor international this weekend. The 21 year-old will line up in the women’s 60m with her 7.49s clocking this year currently placing her fourth on the UK rankings.
Thirteen Croydon Harrier track and field athletes were in action at the London Indoor Games at Lee Valley on Saturday.
London 2012 Olympic torchbearer Twinelle Hopeson-Moffat particularly impressed with a lifetime best in the 60m hurdles, clocking 8.76secs. It is also a British Indoor Championship qualification time.
She also ran 7.81secs on two occasions in the 60m, while club colleagues Davina Ansah (7.95s) and Ines Zepa (8.16s) were in action in the same event. Four Croydon athletes took part in the men’s event. Micah Francis-Dwyer clocked 7.01secs twice, while Shelton Mattison (7.31s), Kyle Andrews (7.53s) and Tife Ajibade (7.38s) put in good showings.
In the 400m, Elliot Bailey (53.11s) and Nithipan Vananathan (57.18s) kicked off their seasons, while Kayla Bowley impressed in the women’s 200m (25.68s).
Hakan Digby crossed the line in 8.47s in the men’s 60m hurdles, while on the field Jack Ennis (high jump, 1.98m) and Emmanuel Thomas (pole vault) kept the club flag flying.