SEAA U15/U17 Championships


Crystal Palace, Saturday 19 – Sunday 20 2017

Report by David Lucas

On Saturday and Sunday 19/20 August a few of Belgrave Harriers young athletes competed with some success at the South of England Athletics under 15 and 17 Championships’ held at Crystal Palace.

Under 15 Richard Kleine competed in the under 15 200m.  Having just returned from holiday Richard finished 3rd in his heat in a time of 24.94. The first two qualified for the final and Richard was just outside being a fastest loser.

Under 17 Nicholas Hamilton competed in the under 17 200m and ran 24.33 in his heat.

Under 17 Harry Grindle took on for the first time in a championship the 400m.  This is with some success as he won the silver medal for second  in a time of 50.46.

Under 17 Zack Darlingto took on three events over the two days. Starting on the Saturday with the long jump with two jumps of 6.20m  he won the bronze medal for third place. This was followed in the afternoon by the high jump.  Equalling his PB of 1.75 he finished 7th. On the Sunday he qualified for the final of the 100m hurdles finishing 7th in 14.93.

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