Bonne spears a club record
PUBLISHED: 17:43 23 April 2008 | UPDATED: 12:15 11 August 2010
HAVERING MAYESBROOK star athlete Bonne Buwembo smashed an 18-year javelin club record at Saturday s JavFest at Milton Keynes. His throw of 65.98m added exactly two and a half metres to Mark Bishop s senior best set in 1990. Brad Burr hurled the under-17
HAVERING MAYESBROOK star athlete Bonne Buwembo smashed an 18-year javelin club record at Saturday's JavFest at Milton Keynes.
His throw of 65.98m added exactly two and a half metres to Mark Bishop's senior best set in 1990. Brad Burr hurled the under-17 implement 55.70m for fifth on the club all-time list and threw the senior spear over 50m too.
Emma Christmas set a season's best of 38.38m and Kike Oniwinde opened her season with a 36m plus effort.
The combined senior ladies and under-15s team regained their place in the Alpha Trophy after a good performance at Lee Valley on Saturday.
The seniors finished second after five wins. Zoë Young put in an excellent all-round performance in her club debut with a javelin PB of 32.77m to rank seventh on the all-time list.
She also placed fourth in the long jump, fifth in the 200m and anchored the sprint relay team to second.
Mel Harrison added discus victory, and was runner-up in the shot with her longest put since July 2006.
Hayley Pegg dominated the 1500m, Claire Brennan capped a busy day with a battling win in the B string 200m, while Nicola Hill won the 100m B hurdles.
Lydia St Ange did well in her under-17 debut, just losing the B 100m.
Nina Brennan was second in her B 400m race and Cathy Matthews made her debut with second in the 400m hurdles.
The under-15s third-placed finish was helped by the throwers scoring highly. The highlight was Debbie Knight's superb javelin win with 29.30m - eighth best all-time by a club female and third best by an under-15 - in her first competition with the 600mg spear.
All three B string throws went the club's way as Laura Drew (discus & javelin) and Sophie Baggs (shot) scored maximum points. On the track Eleanor Bounds smashed her 1500m PB to finish third.
Shannon Sullivan was pipped in the final stages of the 800m but was rewarded with a PB in second place and also added a long jump PB.