WINDSOR, Slough, Eton & Hounslow (WSEH) Athletics Club had four athletes competing for Great Britain at the European Under 23 Championships in Sweden last week.

Morgan Lake

was accorded the honour of being co-team captain. She took part in the high jump and finished in sixth place with a below-par 1.85m.

Alice Hopkins contested the long jump and took seventh place with 6.12m after a personal best leap of 6.32m in the qualifying round.

Jake Norris

, in the hammer, was another who had a better performance in the qualifying round with 69.47m. His 68.64m in the final was only good enough for ninth place.

Tade Ojora looked set for a medal when winning his heat of the 110m hurdles in 14.5 seconds (secs) but he suffered a disqualification in the final.

  • TAYLOR Campbell competed at the World University Games in Naples and took the bronze medal for hammer with his throw of 73.86m. In doing so he inched past the WSEH Club Record of 73.80m by Jason Byrne 20 years ago.
  • WSEH had 40 athletes competing at the English Schools Championships in Birmingham, emerging with four gold medal winners, two silver and three bronze awards last week.

On the track, Orla Brennan took gold in the 400m hurdles in a personal best (PB) of 59.40secs. Toby Makoyawo also set a new PB in winning the 200m in 21.45ses.

Will Barnicott took the 3,000m in a time of eight minutes and 27.06 seconds (8:27.06), whilst Temi Ojora was the triple jump winner with her leap of 12.92m.

Silver medals fell to Katy Beadle in the long jump with her 5.34m effort, with Will Kong also grabbing silver in the 400m hurdles in 55.27secs.

Bronze awards were claimed by Lionel Owona in the high jump with 1.93m, Basil Tuma in the 100m with a PB of 11.2secs and Charlotte Dewar, who also clocked a PB of 4:36.2 in the 1,500m.

  • THERE were relatively few WSEH athletes at the Berkshire Athletics Association Under 13 Championships in Bracknell but those that did compete made there presence felt.

Demara Gumbs emerged as the star performer with a three-medal tally. She won the 75m in a PB of 10.69secs plus was second in the long jump (4.41m) and in the 70m hurdles with 12.40secs.

Nathan Rollins was a runaway winner of the 600m in 99.49secs, whilst Ben Dewar was also well clear in the 1,000m in 2:59.8.

It was a clean sweep for WSEH athletes in the discus with Katrina O'Brien winning on 19.29m, Venice Mensah second on 17.94m and Sophie Winters third with 16.56m. Mensah went on to take bronze in the javelin with 17.48m.

There was also a bronze medal for Sophie Hutchings in the 70m hurdles in 12.91secs.

  • WSEH host the third match in the UK Athletics Youth Development Under 15/13 League this Saturday. The first event commences at 11am.