Welsh Gold for Cerys and comp round-up 29-30th Jan ’22

31 Jan 2022

Croydon Harrier Cerys Aboagye struck gold at the Welsh Indoor Championships last weekend in the women’s shot putt. 

She notched a new lifetime best of 11.70m and is now ranked 18th overall in the UK women’s indoor rankings. 

At the London Indoor Games, Samuel Mowa won the U17 men’s 400m in 51.32secs, while Kyra Sethna-McIntosh was in action in the 400m (62.74s) and 800m (2:24.44).

Twenty-two Croydon Harriers took part in the South of England Cross-Country Championships at Beckenham. 

First home in each age group included: Kyron-Bailee Burke (36th, Under 15 boys), Leanne Moore (39th, Under 20 women), Abdul-Rahmaan Samad (84th, Under 20 men), Douglas Aikman (85th, Under 17 men), Madeleine Armstrong-Plieth (88th, Senior women), Millicent Figueria (99th, Under 17 women), Aida Palomares-Dominguez (120th, Under 13 girls) and Eliot Peacock (152nd, Under 13 boys). 

The Under 15 girls would place 24th thanks to the efforts of Zoha Jetha (108th), Holly Smith (120th), Nina Jones (173rd) and Jasmine Bell (185th).

The men’s team were 42nd led home by Ashley George (427th), Jacob Armstrong-Plieth (512th), James Moore (528th), Will Lyon Tupman (559th), Neil Aikman (604th) and Colin Oxlade (640th). 

In parkrun action, Phil Symonds was runner-up at Hilly Fields, while Luke Wakeling and Matt Shires were 2nd and 3rd at Lloyd Park. Anna Corby and Jessica Moore were both fourth at Ashton Court and Disley respectively, while Colm Porter was 5th at South Norwood.

Full picture from the SEAA here

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