Sunday, 21 June 2015

English U20/23 champs


Menai's Iolo Hughes continued his sparkling form at the English U20 and 23 track and field championships in Bedford, slicing 10 seconds off his 5k pb while coming seventh in the final in 14-32.3.

 The 18-year-old is off to Jersey next week to try to retain his title in the Island Games.

 Deeside sprinter Shannon Malone took bronze in the U23 100m. S he won her heat in 11.87, came second in the semi-final in 11.91 and then clocked 11.88 in the final.

 Among other North Wales medallists were Adele Nicol (Birchfield) from Welshpool, who won the U20 shot with a pb of 15.23m,  almost two metres further than the runner-up, and Nathan Thomason (Colwyn Bay) had silver in the U18 discus  with a throw of 49.35m.

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