June Open Meeting 2016

2002[Meeting Report and Results]
Despite the rain, over 130 athletes turned up to compete in the TeamBath Open Meeting on Wednesday evening. The rain stopped in time for all the events to go ahead and there were some fine performances, both from the host club and the visitors.  The 1500m steeplechase was held for the first time and the womens race was won by Bethan Wainwright of Newport in 5.44.4 and the mens race by Sean Barry of TeamBath in 5.03.1.

One Team Bath athlete who had a successful night was U/15 boy Jude Brotherwood who enjoyed a  double win, first in the high jump, following his win at Avon schools last Saturday, with 1m55, then the 300m in 40.9. Other home club winners were Keira Saul in the U/11 girls 75m in 11.3 and long jump with 3m80, Phoebe Card in the u/13 girls 100m in 14.0, Owen Harnett in the U/20 mens 100m in 11.7, Femi Akimbobola in the U/15 boys 200m in 25.6, Sarah Wilson in the U/17 womens 800m in 2.15.5, Abi Elms in the U/15 girls high jump with 1m45,  Renee Jelf in the U/17 womens high jump with 1m56, a new PB, Hannah Clements in the U/13 girls shot with 6m22, Gabriella Holt in the U/17 womens hammer with 41m19, closely followed by Ella Adams with 38m86,  Keelan Tucker in the U/15 boys long jump with 4m7and Ebony Hammond in the U/13 girls long jump with 4m31. Grace Redmond made a welcome return to competition with an impressive 39m59 in the U/20 womens javelin.

Best race of the evening was the 400m which was won by Alfie Rowett of Banbury from Andrew Faulkenor from Sheffield, both mens breaking 50 seconds, Alfie with 49.0 and Andrew 49.6. The race also included former Team Bath athlete Laura Maddox, now competing for Swansea,  who clocked 53.7. Outstanding performances in the field came from Claudia Lavender who cleared 3m60 in the U/20 womens pole vault and Matthew Stockton of Liverpool Harriers who threw 55m77 in the mens javelin, whilst Tony Mills, a T44 athlete, jumped 6m16 in the long jump, in an attempt to qualify for the Rio Paralympics.