Findlay out to make his Mark for Beagles!

MARK FINDLAY was the star of the show after collecting three first places as the Beagles began the defence of their British Athletics League title with a crushing win at the weekend. The Newham side recorded a club record 376 points, to finish 96 clear of

MARK FINDLAY was the star of the show after collecting three first places as the Beagles began the defence of their British Athletics League title with a crushing win at the weekend.

The Newham side recorded a club record 376 points, to finish 96 clear of the chasing pack.

Findlay was in tremendous form at the Don Valley Stadium in Sheffield on Sunday, winning the 100m in 10.56 seconds and the 200m in 21.49.

He then completed his hat-trick as part of the winning 4x100m side which also included Gianni Frankis, Bruce Tasker and Harvey Byrne.


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Rabah Yusif maintained the Beagles winning form as he stormed to victory in the 400m in 46.55, a win mirrored in the B event with Bruce Tasker victorious.

Robbie Schofield followed up their success with 800m A honours, in 1.51.23.

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Sam Farah ran both the 1,500m where he finished fifth in 3.58.59, but was then victorious in the men's 3,000m steeplechase in 9.08.92, with Nathan Riding winning the B event.

Kevin Skinner finished second in the 5,000m in 14.26.78, while Steve Green was fourth in the 400m hurdles in 52.76 and Dave Green won the B race in 53.49.

Gianni Frankis brought the winning A event feeling back to the Newham club after sprinting to victory in the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.13, a success replicated in the B event through Alex Al-Ameen who won in 14.78.

Simon Brown finished fourth in the A hammer with a throw of 66.79m, with Amir Williamson third in the B event after launching a 62.53m effort.

Abdul Buhari won the men's discus with 54.99m as Simon Cook narrowly missed out on first in the B event after a 49.51m throw.

Chris Hughff was a comfortable winner in the javelin, after throwing 70.97m, over nine metres further than his nearest counterpart, as Jon Lundman threw 56.68m for third in the B event.

Lieren Kelly was another Beagles winner as he threw 18.56m for victory in the shot put, with Jamie Stevenson registering 17.44m to make it a double in the B event.

Andre Fernandez leapt 7.44m in the men's long jump for second, with Suote Nyonanyo jumping 6.95m for second place B team honours.

Joshua Ejinkonye jumped 12.90m for seventh in the triple jump, while Nelson Oboh cleared 1.95m for second in the high jump, with Dan Dunscombe clearing 1.85m for third in the B event.

Oboh also tried his hand at the pole vault and finished second after clearing 2.20m as Beagles claimed eight points to move to the top of the table.

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