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CAC Juniors Show They're Full of Eastern Promise.

There were resounding victories for Essex in the East Anglian multi events meeting staged at Melbourne Park and our own athletes played leading parts in this success and qualify for the finals in September which take place in Stoke on Trent.

In the junior girls Amy Pugsley took the major honours with a points score of 3018 gained by a hurdles time of 12.0s,  shot putt 9.73,  high jump 1.60 -all pb`s,  long jump 5.05 and finally 800m 2m 44.5s   Second with 2965 was Chelsea Clarke gained by performances of 11.5s,  9.12m,  1.57m,  4.89m  and 2m 44.0.  Alicija Yalaju finished in fourth place with a pb score of 2756 after 11.4s,  8.19m,  1.54m, 4.59m and 2m 38.8s.

In the intermediate boys Daniel Brown was a clear-cut winner with 4668 points gained from long jump 6.39m, discus 26.60m,  javelin 26.78m, hurdles 14.3s, 400m 51.8s, high jump 1.83m and 1600m in 4m  50.07s. Arsenii Handzil finished third on 4277 points  - 5.60m,  25.55m, 37.78m,  56.2s,  14.7s,  1.83m,  11.21m and 4m 27.7s with Stephen Adesini 4th on 4221 points == 5.97m,  32.58m,  29.64m  57.3s,  15.0s,  1.77m, 10.67m and 5m 10.6s.

In the intermediate girls Milana Thorpe placed fifth after 14.7s in the hurdles, shot putt 10.42m,  200m 27.1s, long jump 4.96m, javelin 27.9m and 800m in 2m 32.0s.  Unfortunately no clearance came from the high jump.

The Eastern Counties Championships staged in Cambridge brought many medals to CAC members. 

I must mention that there were numerous members outside the medals who set personal best performances and in doing so made their, and the clubs, presence known,  Congratulations.

Report written by Roy Meadowcroft




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