Fine debut for Ellie on a blustery day

ILFORD AC impressed at a wet and windy Chelmsford in round two of their UKYAL Division One match. The under-13 girls saw Ellie Atkinson make her debut, and she ran the 70m hurdles in 19.5 seconds and the 150m in 26.4. Trinity St Lewis ran 12.4 for the 75

ILFORD AC impressed at a wet and windy Chelmsford in round two of their UKYAL Division One match.

The under-13 girls saw Ellie Atkinson make her debut, and she ran the 70m hurdles in 19.5 seconds and the 150m in 26.4.

Trinity St Lewis ran 12.4 for the 75m, leapt 3.44 for the long jump and ran 23.5 for the 150m, while Sian Connolly performed well in the shot putt with a fine distance of 7.06m, while leaping the long jump in 3.12m.

Tamara Chambers looked good in the under-15 girls' sprints, finishing with times of 27.8 and 13.5 for the 200m and 100m respectively, whilst Laura Swords completed the 800m in 2.55.5, the long jump with a leap of 3.01m and threw the javelin 7.78m.


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In the under-17 women, Georgia Laudat competed for the first time this season, where she ran the 100m in a time of 14.4 and threw the discus 12.51m.

Victoria Onyeka gained a PB in the discus with 21.98m, the hammer with a throw of around 18m and also competed in the shot putt.

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Shanjay Sivakumaran made his debut in the under-13 boys with some sound track running in the 800m with 2.54.8, the 100m in 17.3 and the 200m in 32.0.

George Hadler, in the under-15 boys, clocked 12.9 in the 80m hurdles, ran the 200m in 26.0 and the 400m in 57.2.

Thomas King jumped 3.72m in the long jump, ran the 1,500m in 5.37 and threw the javelin 16.79m, while Ciaran Rodway threw the discus to 10.03m and ran the 400m in 1.11.3.

Completing the quartet was Jordan Akisanya with 4.73m in the long jump, 28.4 in the 200m and 13.4 for the 100m, and they rounded this off with a 4x100m relay team (Rodway, King, Akisanya and Hadler) in a time of 55.2.

Under-17 men's competitor Kofi Gibbon Jeffers ran the 100m hurdles in a time of 15.9, the 100m in 12.4 and the 200m in 25.4.

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