Leah Triple Gold Medalist at Track and Field County Championships
First year U15 athlete, Leah Wagstaff won all three of her events at Cambridgeshire County Championships on the 31st July. This event is the highlight of the county athletics calendar and was held later in the season this year due to COVID restrictions.
Leah won gold in the 100m, 12.87 (-1.4), long jump, 4.85m and 75mh 11.80. Her 75mh time equalled the County Championships best performance.
In the field, Amelia Smith continued her season with another PB (1.52m) in the U17 high jump clearing 1.52m to win the gold medal. Kristiaan Winkel doubled up in the shot and discus winning gold medals in both with a PB in the shot (13.97m).
C&C athletes had a clean sweep in both the U20 and SM 800m. Alex Melloy, Thomas Bridger and Will Newcombe taking the honours in the U20 race with James Dunce, Brian Jr Kotelo and Ric Park finishing first, second and third in the senior men’s race.
Kiera Shaw in her first season with C&C produced a PB in the U15G 15oom (5:09.32) wining by over nine seconds. Ellie Loosely and Jenny Leggate continued their remarkable season in the U17 1500m winning gold and silver respectively.
U13 athlete, Jonathan Tan continues to improve his PB over the 100m in a time of 13.48 winning the gold medal by nearly a second.
Regular members of the veterans’ women’s team Anne Moindrot and Pamela Abbott won gold medals in the discus and 3000km race walk respectively. Their performances are examples of the wide variety of events and competing opportunities are on offer for all members of the club.
Second claim athlete Thomas Somers was victorious in the Senior Men’s 100m and 200m.
Full results can be found here
Well done to every C&C athlete that competed and a big thank you to all volunteers and officials that enabled the smooth running of this year’s championships.