Liverpool Harriers Jumps & Throws – Wavertree 16th Apr 2011

19/04/2011 – Steve Linsell
Three Leeds City athletes made the trip over to Merseyside and came away with some good performances.
U15 Jacob Fincham Dukes won the high jump with 1.55m,placed 2nd in the long jump with 5.24m, into a -2.9m/s headwind and in his first triple jump leapt into TPOT top 10 with 11.33m.
Hannah Ukandu was below her consistent 20m+ throws of last season in her opening effort in the U17 javelin, throwing a best of 18.43m. However, in the shot, she added almost half a metre to her previous best, threatening the 10m mark,with 9.85m.In the long jump, she jumped another pb,with a following wind, slightly over the legal limit at +2.1m/s.
U17 Andrew Russell equalled his 1.65m indoor mark set in March, finishing in second place in the high jump. Despite a strong headwind of -4.8m/s in the long jump he wasn’t far behind his best with 4.81m in 5th place.