Southern Athletics League, 14th April 2018, Results and Report
Croydon Harriers’ men’s and women’s team opened their Southern Athletics League 2nd Division campaign with a hard fought third place at Tonbridge School.
The squad were joint second in the four-club fixture heading into the final event, the men’s discus, but were edged out by Eastbourne in a thrilling finale.
Samir Williams (Men’s 100m, 10.7secs) and Kayla Bowley (Women’s 200m, 25.0secs) scooped athlete of match awards after their wins in their respective sprint events.
Statistically, Croydon had the six best female performances during the afternoon.
Mariyo Aiyeola convincingly won the women’s 100m in 12.3secs, while Tosin Salami won the B 200m in 25.8secs. On the field Emma Fossett (javelin, 33.99m) and Ola Olufemi-Krakue (triple jump, 10.92m) secured solid wins. The 4x100m team emphatically triumphed in 48.4secs. Stevie Lawrence was comfortably clear in the 1500m winning in 4:49.2, while buy levitra uk there were maximum points in the 3000m via Jessica Moore and Anna Corby.
For the men, there were some solid wins for Harvey Stainthorpe (400m, 50.3secs), Patrick Lucas (800m, 1:57.1) while there were some close runners-up finishes for Jack Ennis (High jump, 1.98m) and Ben Savill (5000m, 15:35.6). The 4×1 team won their relay in 42.3secs.
With thanks to all our volunteers who helped on the day – Carol, John, David, Mike, Don, Simon, Soul, Jaran and many others!
With thanks to the many of you who took part on the day – both in your events and in terms of filling in other events, we are so so grateful. Onto the 20th May at Croydon Arena.
Pics from Will, Karen and Mike – thank you for such wonderful photos!