Berkshire U13 Championships

Team Kennet under 13s were in Seventh Heaven on Wednesday night at the u13 Berkshire Championships incorporating the longer distances. A total of 6 gold, 8 silver and 5 bronze was the best ever on this night.

Stuart Bladon made sure he won the high jump but also taking the Berkshire Championship record and improving his best jump to 1.54 which now ranks him UK 6th. He also broke his own club record, one of many athletes from the day that did so. In the Girls High Jump Kira Angell broke a long standing club record to earn a bronze with 3rd place, but the best event for the club came in the girls javelin where Team Kennet got a 1-2-3, it was Millie Quaintance that got the Gold with 26.90 with Kira Angell taking Silver 26.03 and Mia Eldridge Bronze 24.20 with all three girls in the top 30 UK rankings. The Throws continued to be the clubs best area on the night, Mia Eldridge throwing a new best and New Club Record in the Shot with 9.72 for a great win and keep her in 3rd in the UK rankings and the Discus was next where she came 2nd with 24.83.

In the boys throws, Triathlete James McLaughlin won Gold in the Shot with 7.61 and Sam Davis taking the Bronze 6.42, Mclaughlin then threw the Discus 21.96 for a new club record with 21.96. Millie Quaintance earlier in the day secured a Silver medal in the Long Jump 3.96. On the track Mai Brown took full control of the 1000m for a superb win and new club record clocking a very fast 3.08.9 to put her UK number 1, in the same race Lucy Wells came 8th in 3.33.4. In the shorter distance 600m Anna Pettit just missed out on medals as she came 4th in 1.50.5 p.b. James McLaughlin added a county Silver medal on the track in the 600m with another Club Record 1.45.1. Daniel Hockaday added medals to the clubs tally firstly in the Sprint Hurdles securing a Silver 15.1, then after coming 2nd in 22.1 in the 150m heat sprinted to a Bronze in the Final 21.9 The Relay teams both earned medals, the boys finishing 2nd and the Girls 3rd

In the longer distances a great 1-2 in the u20s 2000m Steeplechase saw another club record with Callum O Neill taking the Gold in 7.14.7 and Daniel Collis taking Silver 7.20.4
Georgina Bradford just missed out in the 3000m and just missed her best time of 11.23.8 for 4th place