UKYDL U15s U13 M1, 24th Apr 2017, Results and Report

07 May 2017

Croydon Harriers’ young athletes secured a runners-up finish at the season’s opening UK Youth Development League Premier 2 fixture at Reading on Saturday.

Toni Bryan stole the show in the sprints with national standards in the Under 15 girl’s 100m (12.5secs) and 200m (25.7secs). Alisha Reid and Rachel Largie-Poleon ensured Croydon scooped maximum points in the respective B events.

The sprints proved a happy hunting ground for Croydon athletes thanks to Ayo Salako (U13B 100m, 12.6s), India Toasland (U13G 75m) and Damani Mauge (U15B 100m, 11.7s).

Xander Collins triumphed in the Under 15 80m hurdles in 11.90secs while Zoe Dake matched that feat in the Under 15 Girls 300m in 43.6secs.

There were maximum points in the Under 13 Boys Shot thanks to Ethon Phillips (8.09m) and Ovie Whiskey (5.85m), and Sasha Howard cleared 1.36m in the Under 13 Girls High Jump to top the standings.


Middle-distance results

Under 13 Girls
800m – Sasha Howard (A) 6th 2:49.8 PB / Jessica Duggan (B) 5th 2:54.0 PB
1200m – Jenna Hooper (A) 6th 4:33.5 debut PB / Jana Sethna-McIntosh  (B) 6th 4:49.8 PB
Under 15 Girls
800m – Kyra Sethna-McIntosh (A) 4th 2:29.3 / Leanne Moore (B) 6th 2:46.9 PB
1500m – Alice Manjay (A) 6th 6:01.4 debut PB / Morgan Lee (B) 6th 6:21.0 debut PB
Non scoring 800 Chloe Djemi 3:03.2 debut PB
U13 Boys
800m – Chukwu Nkamuo (A) 3rd 2:32.4 (great debut!) PB / Michael Noka (B) 5th 2:55.6 debut PB
1500m – Imran Salim (A) 2nd 5:03.6 (PB) / Douglas Aikman (B) 5th 5:47.7
U15 Boys
800m – Zachary Blair (A) 4th 2:28.0 PB / Murali Varathan (B) 4th 2:39.8 PB


Croydon secured a clean-sweep in the 4x100m relays across all four age groups.

Final Score:
Reading 587
Croydon 512
Tonbridge 480
Herne Hill 447
Bedford 446
Chelmsford 413

With thanks to all our officials and well done to all who competed on the day!

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