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Thursday, 28 April 2011

Chelmsford Open Track and Field

Colchester and Tendring athletes were in good form in their first Track and Field event of the season. 16 year old Sam Redgrave powered to a convincing win in Senior/Junior 800m race to cross the line in 2m:15.2s to take her to the top of the Eastern Ranking List.  Ellie Cumner in her first race over this distance showed up well to come 3rd in 2m:28s with Stacey Eyers a fine 4th in 2m:30s.

Michael Porter was another athlete in inspired form finishing an excellent 2nd in his U17 800m in 2m:0.1s. Joe Alexander continued to improve with a PB in the U17 1500m in 4m:36.4s with his father Roger showing up well in the same race with 5m:15s (PB). Hannah Lawrence in the High Jump produced a fine leap to win her U15 age group with a jump of 1.45m.  She was also 1st in the 100m in 13.72s (PB) and a Long Jump of 4.49m.

Helen Bloomfield ran a good race in the Seniors 400m coming 2nd in 60.95s.  Hannah Banks ran a PB in the U15 800m in 2m:35.66s. Sian Hicks also did well in the same race at 2m:43.28s.  Lisa Crowhurst ran her 100m in 13.70s and her 200m in 28.19s.

CAT's results:
Caitin O'Reilly, 100m: 15.95s
Courtney Bland, 100m: 16.05s
Emily Donoghue, 200m: 32.38s
Polly Banks, 800m: 3m:10.3s
Emily Haigh, 1500m: 6m:16.02s

Ami Fosker, 1500m: 5m:57.17s
William Deasey, 1500m: 4m:55.8s
Dylan Ponty, 100m: 12.98s

Other CAT's in action: at the Watford Open the Gibbon brothers were in fine form, with David running 800m in 1m:58.4s and Joe running an excellent 2m.4.4s.  In the Sudbury 5K, Becky Adams was a superb 4th lady home in 33m:47s .

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