The Welsh Inter-Regional Track & Field Championships were held in Brecon over the weekend with all 4 Welsh regions going head to head to see who would take this year’s title.
Last year’s winners West Wales retained their title by a large margin, the full scores can be seen below:
1st- West Wales 1047.5 points
2nd- South Wales 837.5 points
3rd- North Wales 815.5 points
4th- East Wales 720 points
Despite the team competition being taken by West Wales, there were a number of strong performances from all regions which are described below:
Owain Lloyd Hughes (Peter Walton) of West Wales was agonisingly close to the Championship Best Performance in the under 17 Men’s 100m, the Neath Harrier took the win in a new personal best of 11.11.
Chinua Ebereonwu of South Wales set a new Championship Best Performance in the under 17 Men’s 100m Hurdles, the Cardiff Archer clocked a new personal best of 13.47 to win by a large margin.
Caryl Granville (Darrell Maynard) of West Wales shattered her own Championship Best Performance in the senior Women’s 100m Hurdles. The Swansea Harrier ran a new personal best of 13.48 to take the win and also break the record of 14.61 which she set last year.
Tom Williams (Thomas Meyer) of South Wales broke the senior Men’s 200m Championship Best Performance by a big margin. The Barry & Vale sprinter clocked a time of 21.33 to take the win.
Rhys James of West Wales took the win in the under 15 Boys 1500m race, the Afan Nedd Tawe Schools runner set a new personal best and a new Championship Best Performance of 4:18.73.
Rebecca Burns of South Wales won the senior Women’s 1500m and also set a new Championship Best Performance of 4:28.80.
Samia Jones of North Wales took the win in the under 15 Girls 1500m, the Menai runner also set a new Championship Best of 4:49.03.
Phoebe Brown (John Davies) of East Wales took the win by a large margin in the under 17 Women’s Javelin. The Blaenau Gwent athlete also broke the Championship Best Performance by over 4 metres with a throw of 39.47 metres.
Lili Church (Dorrien Thomas) of West Wales produced one of the stand out performances of the Championships by winning the under 15 Girls High Jump. The Carmarthen Harrier jumped a new Championship Best Performance of 1.68 metres to take the title and also jump higher than any other female at the competition.
Brett Morse of South Wales took the win in the Men’s discus by a large margin, the Cardiff AAC athlete’s throws of 56.13 metres and 57.32 metres put him ahead of his opponents by a significant distance.
The West Wales Women’s 4x100m relay team set a Championship Best Performance, clocking a time of 49.53 to take the win.
The South Wales Men’s 4x100m relay team finished strongly to win and also break the previous Championship Best Performance with a time of 43.02.
The under 15 Boys 4x100m Championship Best Performance was broke by a strong South Wales team who took the win in a time of 47.14.
Full Results are available by clicking here