English Schools multi-Events Champs – Boston 16th-17th September 2017
The English Schools multi events took part last weekend. The team is made up of four athletes per age group to score, and the total points of each athlete will decides who the schools county champions are.
Basildon was well represented by six fine athletes who for which has been a long season. From the six only one came home victorious that was Joseph Harding (U15 Boy), who by putting on such a good show while recovery from injury finished first winning every event he contested. To top it all he achieved two personal best and a pentathlon personal best, he has been invitation to represent England in the schools international.
Our other five athletes totally credited themselves with good placing. Another U15 boys Joseph Fischer finished 26th with 2359 point. Joseph was disappointed with his performance as he feels he could have done better.
U17 man Sam Bennett finished 12th in the Octathlon with 4607 points set four personal best.
Jack Broadbeant 18th scored a personal best points score with 5020 points; had a good weekend setting 7 pb’s along the way.
Intermediate Girl Kiera Bainsfair finished 22nd was unlucky to not record a score in the javelin still managed to score 2578 points.
Senior Girl Charlotte Skeggs didn’t have one of her better weekends but still finished in 12th place with a score of 3789, setting a PB in javelin. (more…)