Surrey Champs round-up

03 Aug 2021

Croydon Harriers scooped 29 medals including 11 gold at the Surrey Championships at Kingston.

Three Croydon athletes enjoyed double gold namely Rachael Largie-Poleon, Ashleigh Clarke and Lia Bonsu.

Largie-Poleon, notched the 100m and 200m titles for the Under 20 women’s category, while Ashleigh Clarke won the same events in the women’s category.

Ever-improving Lia Bonsu topped the standings in the Under 17 women’s 80m hurdles and the triple jump.

On the field Reuben Vaughan was triumphant in the men’s discus, while Cery Aboagye matched that feat in the under 17 women’s equivalent event. 

Christiana Kamdom Kemegne struck gold in the under 17 women’s hammer, while there were also first County golds for Ama Amiaka (U13 Girl’s 70m hurdles) and Samuel Mowa (U17 men’s 400m). 

In the Wimbledon Mile races, James Hancock would finish 20th overall in 4:16.82. Alex Penfold was 30th in 4:24.67 out of 176 finishers. 

At the Vanguard Way Marathon, Laura Marshall won the women’s race in 4:28:22 and Rush Yadave placed 2nd in the M60 race in 5:05:23 . In the half marathon, Tony Flett was third, while Sandie Sarker-Bell and Miriam De Souza were 10th and 11th in the women’s race.

In road running action, Douglas Aikman won the junior men’s race in 38:06. Colin Oxlade was fourth in the M60 category and Neil Aikman 5th in the M50 race.

Surrey Championship Medal haul: 


Reuben Vaughan, Men’s discus

Ama Amiaka, U13 girl’s 70m hurdles

Lia Bonsu, U17 women’s 80m hurdles

Lia Bonsu, U17 women’s triple jump

Rachael Largie-Poleon, U20 women’s 200m

Rachael Largie-Poleon, U20 women’s 100m

Ashleigh Clarke, Women’s 100m

Ashleigh Clarke, Women’s 200m

Samuel Mowa, U17 Men’s 400m

Cerys Aboagye, U17 Women’s discus

Christiana Kamdom Kemegne, U17 Women’s hammer


Derek Kinlock, U20M 100m

Amber Bloomfield, U15G 75m hurdles

Gabriella Tcheukam, U15G Shot Putt

Ninsola Adewale, U17W 100m

Chrissy Afriyie Amponsah, U17W 80m hurdles

Jessica Duggan, U17W long jump

Cerys Aboagye, U17W Shot Putt

Zoe Dake, U20W 200m

Faith Chen, U20W 800m

Tamia Meggie-Graham, U20W long jump

Ines-Karel Zepa, Women’s 100m

Nick Hamilton, U20 Men’s 200m

AJ Anderson, U17 Men’s 100m

Phoebe Broadhead, U17 Women’s hammer


Jaylan Ryan-Coker, U15B Shot Putt

Tyvon Inniss, U20M 100m

Christiana Kamdom Kemegne, U17W Shot Putt

Zoe Dake, U20W 100m

11 Gold 

14 Silver

4 Bronze

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