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Tuesday, 24 May 2011


Colchester & Tendring athletes were in high spirits over the weekend after having one of their best weekend results for a number of years, in the Southern Womens Track and Field Division 1 Fixture at Walthamstow the CAT's had a great team victory with the young and not so young performing to a maximum, in the U15 section Beverley Ibbotson and Georgina Ibbotson were in sparkling form in the sprints and field events, Isobel Duah looked razor sharp earning herself a new PBs in the 75 mt hurdles and Long Jump, Amie Fosker won her 1500mts; Hannah Lawrence scored valuable points  in the Long Jump and and another PB and 1st position in High Jump with Hannah Banks and Sian Hicks showing up well in the 800mts.

The 4 x 100mt. Relay team finished a brilliant lst with a new team PB of 45seconds thanks to  Bethany Ibbotson,  Georgina Ibbotson, Hannah Lawrence and Ant Adefolayu.   

In the Senior Womens section Helen Bloomfield was in top form in the field events; Lisa Crowhurst had a convincing win in her 400mts; Kundai Mataringe showed a good turn of speed in the 100mts; Sian Gifford had an amazing afternoon when competing in the 3000mts, 800, 200mts and Long Jump; Diane Wooler - the Clubs President -led by example to run in the 3000mts. Ellie Simmons did well in the discus whilst Jacqui Lawrence in her first competitive shot putt excelled.   
After a long day of participating in multiple events, the  4 x 400 senior squad had a glorious win consisting of Helen Bloomfield, Kundai Mataringe, Lisa Crowhurst and Sian Gifford. 

For full results go the Southern Womens Track and Field site at www.swtfl.co.uk.

Report provided by John Hyland

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