Report Essex & Eastern Indoor Champs

Basildon clean up at Lee Valley – Sat 3rd Sun 4th February

BASILDON celebrated one of its most successful championships in recent memory last weekend, taking home more than 20 medals at the Essex County and Eastern Combined Events Championships.

The 60m programme on day one gave a glimpse of things to come when Jan Barnard successfully defended his indoor Masters’ title to secure it for the third successive year. The rivalry with Braintree’s Amr Ziko lived up to its pre-race billing with a photo finish required to decide placings. (more…)

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London Games Seniors 2018

London Games Seniors 27th/28th January 2018  –  Lee Valley

Carrying on from last weekend’s London Games, this weekend was the turn of the senior athletes.

Basildon was represented by only a few. Victoria Oshunremi, Clint Nicholls, Jan Barnard and Steve Strange. 

It was a personal best for Vicki in the long jump, an event which she doesn’t often contests. Vicki was trying this out as part of her training, and it went well but after a few no jumps she jumped a 5m.12  pb to finish fifth in her pool of jumpers.

Results available on Power 10.

*pb 60m Rd1 Rd2 60hd Rd1 Rd2 200m 800m H/J L/J
Vitoria Oshunremi 5.12*
Clint Nicholls 9.18 9.17 1.75 5.78
Jan Barnard 7.73 7.84 25.44
Steve Strange 2.02.0

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Rule 144(2)

Query Rule 144(2), Assisting athletes

Rule 144(2), highlighted in bold Italic,  clearer definition of rule has been asked for, as it seems to suggest, that clubmates could be disqualified for offering each other help during their event?

Any athlete giving or receiving assistance from within the competition area during an event shall be warned by the Referee and advised that, if there is any repetition, he will be disqualified from that event.(more…)

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