A pair of nice hurdles performances from Nicole Kendall and Chris McAlister helped Thames Valley Harriers lengthen their lead on the prime of the Nationwide Athletics League premiership final weekend (Aug 7-8).
Kendall set her second league file of the yr as McAlister (pictured above) went beneath 50 seconds. In the meantime, Kevin Metzger took almost a second off his PB to go sub-46 for 400m flat.
Kendall improved her PB over 400m hurdles by 0.18 to 55.93. The Thames Valley Harrier, who ran 56.32 to interrupt the mark within the first spherical, turned the fifth British athlete to interrupt 56 seconds in 2021. She additionally received the 400m flat with a PB of 53.49.
On the boys’s facet, UK No.1 McAlister clocked 49.70 to overlook the league file held by Chris Rawlinson by simply 0.3 seconds. McAlister, who ran 49.16 on the Stockholm Diamond League this yr, is one among a number of prime athletes displaying good assist of his membership within the league. TVH common Jess Tappin received the B 400m hurdles with 57.69.
Joel Khan (TVH), who’s ranked second within the UK this yr, received the excessive soar with 2.20m — one centimetre wanting his PB. In the meantime, pole vaulter Molly Caudery (TVH), who can be No.2 within the nation, cleared 4.25m to take her occasion.
The discus noticed a few good outcomes too with Chris Scott (SB) and Amy Holder (WSEH) recording 53.27m and 50.92m.
Megan Marrs (WSEH) gained her second league win of the yr with a 13.51 within the 100m hurdles. Clubmate Alex Haydock-Wilson took the 200m in a PB of 20.89.
In the meantime, one of many prime junior outcomes got here from Amarisa Sibley (B&B), who received the 800m in 2:10.90.
Hammer thrower Chris Bennett (SB) was over 74m for the eighth time this yr with 74.53m. Shaftesbury Barnet additionally had their loyal membership servants within the discus as Nick Percy (60.77m) and Greg Thompson (56.96m) took first and second. Underneath-20 Samantha Callaway received the ladies’s for Newham & Essex Beagles with 48.10m.
Staying with the throws, UK No.2 Youcef Zatat (WG&EL) received the shot with 17.07m, with George Hyde (Harrow) second on 16.30m.
Within the 400m hurdles, Josh Faulds, attempting to make up for his DQ on the England Championships, set a PB by greater than a second with 51.34.
Cameron Fillery (SB), ranked No.4 within the UK within the 110m hurdles, received his occasion in 13.77. English Faculties champion Emily Newnham (SB) received the ladies’s 400m hurdles with 64.15.
Victoria Ohuruogu (NEB) took a profitable double at 200m and 400m in 23.81 (1.8) and 53.37.
England senior champion Nia Wedderburn-Goodison (Harrow), the main under-17 within the nation, clocked a PB of 11.66 (1.1) to win the 100m and was second within the 200m in 23.83.
UK heptathlon No.1 Holly Mills had three stable performances: 24.21 (2.4), 6.32m (1.6) and 12.81m within the 200m, lengthy soar and shot.
Metzger (Traff) produced the results of the match, bettering by almost a second to seventh on the UK 400m checklist with 45.97. Underneath-20 Alex Cooper (Bir) was second in 47.26.
Over the hurdles, Efe Okoro (Bir) set a season’s finest of fifty.29 for the win. His sister, Ejiro Okoro, received the 800m in 2:11.45 as 400m runner Seren Bundy-Davies stepped as much as win the B in 2:14.40.
The throws noticed good outcomes as Adele Nicholl (Bir) recorded 16.41m within the shot to be eight centimetres wanting her finest. British champion Eden Francis (Bir) received the discus with 48.69m and Olympic trials hammer runner-up Jessica Mayho (Bir) received the hammer with 65.24m. Within the males’s hammer, Chris Shorthouse was one other winner for the Stags with 62.44m.
Swansea’s shot-putters had been once more on kind with the Olympic trials silver and bronze medallists taking the highest two locations. Patrick Swan was 11cm wanting his PB with 17.43m, precisely a metre up on Daniel Cork.
European under-23 100m champion Jeremiah Azu scored prime factors for Cardiff with a ten.30 (1.0) win.
Lauren Cooper was one other winner for Cardiff, clocking 6:49.23 within the 2000m steeplechase.
Rebecca Chapman (Card) was aided by a 2.9m/sec wind as she went out to six.29m to win the lengthy soar.
With Scottish membership Jaguars competing with the championship division golf equipment, their Rachel Hunter stood out with a 64.09m hammer win.
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