Updated: Aug 29, 2018
Saturday 25th August - Brecon
Athletes from all over East Wales turned up at Brecon for The Welsh inter regionals on Saturday 25th August.
All athletes very proud to put on the purple vest to represent East Wales some was their first time making their debut for East Wales and every athlete did an amazing job. East wales came away with 58 medals altogether Newport Harriers athletes took 28 of these medals which is an outstanding amount from our athletes to achieve everyone on the team gave it their all. To start the day on the field in the women’s pole vault under 15 Ellie Mae wainwright took an impressive silver medal In her first debut for East Wales, in the senior women Kirsty Crane also took a silver medal in her first season doing pole vault.
Also in action at the same time was the long jump in the under 15 girls Cordelia Goodger took a bronze medal also in the long jump Kyle Arnold took a silver medal in the senior men’s.
In the high jump at the other end of the track in action was Walker price clearing 1.60 same height as North Wales on count backs Walker secures silver ahead of North Wales taking bronze, also in the high jump with the women Amy Jenkins on fine form clearing 1.55 also securing a silver medal.
An impressive bronze medal came from our Very own talented coach and athlete Robert Eales in the hammer, also in top form as he have been all year in the under 15 Samuel breeze takes victory in the hammer with an outstanding 29.72,in the under 15 girls Morgan French took silver medal.
Daniel Cork and Dylan Bevan was victorious in the the men’s shot put taking the title for under 17 and senior men.
Full action from the track the first medal of the day came from Erika Jarett in the under 15 girls 100m taking silver and age carries her outstanding performance through to the 200m also taking silver there. We wish Sam Rutherford a speedy recovery after tearing his hamstring half way down the track in the men’s 100m, from sprinting to long distance the men’s 3000m was In action with Joshua Jones taking silver medal in an impressive field of athletes. In action over the hurdles in the 100m hurdles Sheeren Balouch took a bronze medal and she also took another bronze in the women’s 800m, also in the distance event Remi Adbeyi took victory in the men’s 1500m also Spencer smith was victorious in the under 17 1500m.
On the track the walks was the highlight of the afternoon with a mixed race from under 17 and under 15 boys and girls going together victorious in the under 15 girls were poppy Stowell taking silver for the under 15 girls followed by the last action of the day the very exciting relays were in action the under 15 girls took a clear win in the 4x100m relay with consisted of Erika Jarett storming her way around as she showed in her previous performances and Cordelia Goodger also part of the team showing her fast run way speed she uses on the long jump. In the under 17 women’s team taking bronze with the help from Maisie Ovey in her debut for East Wales along with Ama Boateng.
The 4x400m was impressive with the senior women securing bronze medal with Victoria Belchor and Sheeren Balouch from Newport helping the team from start to finish.
East wales was very impressive all around congratulations to all athletes that got selected it’s a great opportunity and competition to be involved in.
Our other Newport athlete in very fine form was Zoe Nash where she competes for South Wales she took home a silver in the 100m and 200m running a SB and she also anchored home the 4x100m relay to take bronze and silver in the 4x400m.
Congratulations to Newport athletes competing for South Wales too :)