800m Success

Team Kennet’s under 20 pair Alex Hanson and Nathan Gillis took part in 800m races over the weekend. Nathan competing in United States of America in the Southland Conference Championships at Corpus Christi, Texas made the final and secured an excellent Silver finishing strongly in the last 100m. Meanwhile Alex Hanson went faster as he took part in the British Athletics League Division 1 match at Watford winning his 800m race in 1.52.14 a new p.b.

Earlier in April, Nathan smashed his own 800m club record in 1:50.74.as he competed in the Bryan Clay Invitational Track and Field Championships held at the Cougar Athletic Stadium on Azusa Pacific’s East Campus in California.

Gillis is ranked 2nd in the UK and Hanson ranked 8th both in the under 20 age group.