27887547666_df00af58f7_oWOW, Super performances by everyone last weekend at Solihull. Check out the RESULTS and you can see how close it was, so well done to all of you because every point really counted. We finished in third place at Solihull  which in a very tight finish gave us second place overall after all 4 meetings.

The final places are:
  1. Abingdon 24
  2. RSCAC 18 (1518.5)
  3. Solihull and Small Heath 18 (1384)
  4. Kidderminster and Stourport 16
  5. Corby 14.5
  6. Charnwood 13.5
  7. Kettering 4
Four new Club records were set. They are
  • Chrissie Prince Under 20 Discus 31.52m .This breaks her own record of 30.98 set earlier this year.
  • Janice Pryce W55 Triple Jump 9.62m .This breaks her own record of 9.36m set earlier this year as well as being superior to the British record of 9.29m  but due to the absence of a wind gauge cannot be ratified as a British record
  • Graham Felton M65 Shot 7.26 Kg .8.50m. This beats his own record set in 2015 of 7.60m
  • Mens 4x100m Relay 43.7 secs( team of Kane Howitt,Ethan Brough,Shem Nelson and Nick Pryce). This beats the old record of 43.8 set in 2015 and 2016.
27887391396_ca5ca00b89_oWell done to Chrissie, Janice, Graham, Kane, Ethan, Shem and Nick. There were also 4 Personal Bests. They are
  • Georgia Delaney 1500m
  • Shaun Evans 3000m
  • Elliott Walker High Jump
  • Rachel Brown Triple Jump.
Check  out the Sutton Observer for a full report. In addition, there are some photos on the Abingdon AC FLICKR page. Once again well done to all you athletes with a special thanks to our officials as well as Graham as our acting Team Manager.
All the best. John T
PS Does Sunday’s performances mean that next year I should spend all of the season attending Weddings in Cyprus?

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