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Weekend Round Up (June 4-5th)

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06/06/2022 00:00, In Blog / Track & Field / Commonwealth Games /

Rabat Diamond Leauge

Jake Heyward (Cardiff) placed 2nd in a fast 1,500m race. Running a seasons best of 3:33.54, he was less than a second outside his personal best set in the Olympics last year.

In the Women's 1,500m, Melissa Courtney Bryant (Poole) ran clocked 4:04.40 to place 10th in a race won in 3:57.30.

Full results can be found here


Ostrava Golden Spike - World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze

Melissa Courtney Bryant (Poole) continued to show her rapid return to form, running a time of 4:04.13 in the 1500m, securing a world standard as she heads towards the British Championships later this month.

Jonathan Hopkins (Swansea) placed 13th and ran a time of 8:42.75 in the 3,000m Steeplechase.


Irena Szewinska Memorial - World Athletics Continental Tour Gold

Jeremiah Azu (Cardiff) produced another seasons best over 100m, this time running 10.18s and placing 2nd in his race.


BoXX United Manchester - World Athletics Continental Tour Silver

In Manchester, Beth Kidger (Phoenix) ran a new personal best over the 5,000m distance, clocking a time of 15:49.67 to place 11th in a competitive race. Whilst in the men’s 5,000m Osian Perrin (Menai) stopped the clock in 13:54.03, which was a World U20 qualifying standard!

Full results can be found here


NAL Premiership, Thames Valley

The second round of the NAL was hosted by Thames Valley Harriers. There were some strong performances all round, with highlights including

  • Emily Thomas (Swansea) 2ND - Women’s Long Jump (5.88m)
  • Rebecca Chapman (Cardiff) 3RD - Women’s Long Jump (5.80m)
  • Caryl Granville (Swansea) 2ND - Women’s 400mh (60.22s)
  • Caryl Granville (Swansea) 2ND - Women’s 100mh (14.64s)
  • Carys Jones (Swansea) 2ND - Women’s Pole Vault (3.81m)
  • Morgan James (Cardiff) 1ST - Men’s 1500m (3:57.36)
  • Lauren Cooper (Cardiff) 2ND - Women’s 2000m Steeplechase (7:11.73)

Full results can be found here


BMC PB Classic, Milton Keynes

Dafydd Jones (Carmarthen) ran a new personal best of 8:20.77 in the 3,000m to finish in 4th place. In the girls 3,000m, Moli Lyons (Cardiff) finished 7th in 10:21.73.


BMC PB Classic, Street

Jacob Reynolds (Cardiff) won the boys 800m in 1:58.36. Libby Hale (Swansea) placed 2nd in the girls 1,500m running a time of 4:39.96, whilst Bethan Hardman (Cardiff) finished in 4:50.11 for 11th. Lloyd Sheppard Brown (Cardiff) set a seasons best in the boys 3,000m, running a time of 8:37.37, whilst Akex Jackson (Cardiff) also set a seasons best of 8:50.86.