WINDSOR, Slough, Eton & Hounslow (WSEH) member Shelayna Oskan-Clarke produced the performance of the weekend for the club when competing for England in the European Team Championships in Poland.

Oskan-Clarke was always in the leading group in the 800m and finished in second place with two minutes and 2.31 seconds (2:02.31), contributing 11 points to the England team total.

The England team finished in fifth position overall behind winners Poland but guaranteeing top status in the next European Team Champions in 2021.

  • THE WSEH young male athletes travelled to Basingstoke on Saturday to contest the third match in the Alder Valley Boys League series.

The severe blustery conditions caused several events to be cancelled and also essentially negated any personal bests.

Holiday absentees caused serious gaps in the WSEH team but good results from those athletes present saw the club finish in third place in the nine-team match, behind winners Bracknell.

The Under 17 (U17) sprint events had WSEH athletes to the fore. In the 100m, Kaif Rizvi was third in 11.8 seconds (secs). He then went on to win the 200m in 23.6secs. His partner, Palumi Babalola, won the 100m B race in 12.5secs and was then third in the 200m in 25.8secs.

The 1,500m proved a good points earner for the club with Liam Stone finishing second on 4:41.0, with Isaac Wong winning the B string with his time of 5:03.0.

In the U15 age group it was the 1,500m again that delivered good points with Ethan Scott third in 4:33.0.

The best result of the day came in the long jump where Alex Stirzaker (5.54m) and Demari Gumbs (5.13m) achieved maximum points with A and B string wins.

The best of the throws proved to be the javelin where Monty Gurney was second with 31.68m, leaving Stirzaker to win the B string with a personal best of 29.84m.

Once again, in the U13 age group, it was the distance races that saw WSEH athletes shine. Nathan Rollins totally dominated the 800m to win in 2:24.3, with Evan Hardy second in the B race on 2:51.0.

More good points accrued in the 1,500m with Zavier Zinman second on 5:04.0 and Marcus Hibbins winning the B string with his 5:06.0.

Sam Bailey had a winning double in the discus (25.07m) and the javelin (33.04m). There was also third place finishes in the long jump via the efforts of Xavier Williams (3.74m) and Tigran Kovalov (3.84).

The best relay performance came in the age group with the squad of Williams, Isiah Samuel, Kovalov and Hardy placing second in 57.2secs.

  • THE WSEH team again placed third in the Alder Valley Girls match held at Guildford on Sunday. This time Reading proved to be the winners of the nine-club contest.

In the U17 age group, the best track result came in the 1,500m where Freya Daines was third with 5:33.0. Jodie Bognatz took second in the B string on 5:40.0.

There was a good run in the 300m hurdles from Jamie Leigh-White resulting in second place with 50.9secs.

The triple jump had Havanna Sale third with 9.28m, with Taliah Headly-Jones winning the B string with 8.74m.

Liliana Burn won the hammer with 38.33m and then went ton to place second in the discus with 28.31m.

The U15 age group added significantly to the WSEH points total and once again it was the 1,500m race that saw athletes to the fore. There were second place finishes for Jessica Hatch (5:00.0) and Hannah Wooley (5:16.0).

Chanel Lovelock and Erin Rees took third place in the 75m hurdles with 12.3secs and 13.1secs respectively.

The field events proved high points earners. Maximum points were delivered in the long jump by Kay Beadle with 5.02m and Lovelock on 4.60m.

Second place finishes abounded in the shot and hammer. Lovelock added to her contribution with 9.44m in the shot, partnered by Simone Stirzaker on 7.98m. It was Lucy McCourt (31.67m) and Cami Ho (12.61m) who were runners-up in the hammer.

Once again in the U13 age group it was the middle distance races where WSEH scored heavily. There was maximum points in the 600m from Summer Chapman (1:45.0) and Amy Cooper (1:50.0).

In the 1,200m, Annabelle Bailey (4:14.0) and Tabitha Bugden (4:43.0) both claimed third place.

The throws also added to the points tally. Sophie Winters (16.06m) and Demara Gumbs (11.70m) finished second and third in the discus, with similar placings in the javelin from Lily Saunders (22.90m) and Venice Mensah (15.55m).

The best of the relay results came from the U15 team of Beadle, Lovelock, Liana Williams and Tyra Coker who won in 57.2secs.

  • THE WSEH Southern Athletics League team travel to Battersea to contest the final match of the Premier series this Saturday. The team is highly-expectant of a win to be declared champions.