Kent League Success
Under 13 and Under 15s have been performing well all season in the Kent Young Athletes League. They sit 4th in Division 2 after 3 strong competitions.
The team have set multiple Club Records, PBs and won many events. William Jury (pictured) is currently undefeated in the hurdles this season with a best of 14.30sec.
Teni Olagbemi has recorded an U13 girls 150m Club Record with 22.6sec.
Joshua Clarke became the clubs first 10m+ Shot Putter in recent years with an U15 club record of 10.03m.
Full Results of match 3 are available here
Kent Championships 2018
We had a small but high quality team at Ashford for this years Championships as Swale Athletes collected three championship medals:
Elena Jury had one of the stand out performances as she secured Bronze in the 1500m Steeplechase. Elena hurdled the barriers fantastically to cut 16sec from her best with 5.26.53min.
Lexie Hammon launched the 3kg Hammer 28.83m to take U17 bronze. Just missing out in the discus as she finished 4th with 19.50m
Alice English cleared an equal seasons best in the High Jump of 1.50m for U20 womens Silver medal.
James English ran well with two PBs; 1500m in 4.47.72min on Saturday before a superb run in the 800m to finish 7th in the final with 2.12.33min.
Full Results are available here
- Kent Young Athletes League Match 4 - Erith, Sun 5th Aug. ALL Under 13/15 athletes.
- Southern Athletics League Match 5 - Eltham, Sat 18th August. ALL U17 and above athletes
- Blackheath and Bromley Open - Norman Park, Mon 20th August. All Ages
- Dartford Open - Central Park, Dartford. Monday 27th August
- Club Championships - Ramsgate, Sat 8th Sept. All Ages
South East Schools Champions
Freya Jury featured as part of the winning Kent Under 15 girls team at the South East Schools Combined Events Championships at Ashford.
Freya had an outstanding day in the Pentathlon, recording 4 personal bests and three Club Records.
Starting off with a 12.3sec run in the 75m Hurdles (CR), Freya then landed an 8.50m PB in the Shot and 1.40m in the High Jump. Freya's big points came in the Long Jump as she closed in on 5m with 4.90m (CR).
Finally an 800m PB of 2.46.9min to take 14th in the pentathlon overall and help the team to win the event.
The girls will get a chance to compete at the English Schools Championships in September in Bedford. Well done Freya!
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