Biggleswade open and Winchester open competition September 2022

3 Team Kennet athletes did back-to-back competitions at the end of September which turned into 2 family affairs with the Angell family and the Simpson family competing together on the Saturday and Sunday.  

On the Saturday they went to Biggleswade in Bedfordshire, where Javelin Coach Luke Angell came away with a win in the men’s senior javelin with 57.91m. He also took part in the discus, earlier in the day with a season’s best of 28.61m to take 2nd place.  

Jon Simpson (v45) also came 3rd in the Javelin with 27.84m, 4th in the Discus with 25.67, a 200m in 26.2s and finished off with a 100m sprint clocking 13.00s. Seb Simpson (u17) did Javelin, 24.25m, Discus, 39.62 and completed his day with a Hammer throw of 39.46m. 

Throws Coach, Cheryl Angell (v55) completed her day with a Shot putt of 6.55m, a hammer throw of 17.98m and a Discus throw of 14.34.  

Next day they ventured out to Winchester with a few more additions to the TK team of throwers.  

Luke Angell came away with a win of 59.55m on his last throw of the season in the senior men’s competition. Oliver Ford’s (u20) win in the javelin hit 38.16m and Brandon Carter’s (u17) win hit a massive 43.44m. Eliska Simpson (u13) threw 19.14 in the javelin to take 1st place.  

Oliver Gregory (u20) ventured out to join the team for the shot putt and came 2nd with a season’s best of 11.20m just behind Oliver Ford (u20) who took 1st place with a new PB of 11.73m. Seb Simpson threw 11.99m for 1st place in his age group. Eliska Simpson threw 7.35m in shot for her 4th place. 

Cheryl Angell took on Hammer with a 1st place of 17.11m in the V55 section along with Seb Simpson throwing 40.97 in the u17 section to take 1st place.  

Discus saw most TK throwers take part with Cheryl Angell, who equalled her seasons best and her own club record for the second time this year with a throw of 15.41m, Seb Simpson threw 40.19m to take 1st. Harry Booker took 2nd place with 35.22, and 1st place went to Oliver Ford with 36.83m. Eliska Simpson had the best day with a massive throw of 25.09 taking 1st place in the discus and a new PB! 

The only track runner of the day was Emerald Hill-sawyer (u13) who took the win and a PB in the 100m with 14.32s and later competing in the 800m with a time of 2.37.29 to take 3rd place.