Sheffield Festival of Athletics – Don Valley 17th Apr 2011

20/04/2011 – Steve Linsell
After her exploits at York the previous day,Nicola Sawyer was in Sheffield for another three events.In the U15 girls long jump,she was a little down on the previous day with a best of 3.68m.Another 1.30m performance in the high jump,placed her 6th and she was just outside her pb in the javelin with a 19.13m throw for 2nd place. U15 Jack Allison, knocked four and a half seconds off his previous best in the 800m.In a race containing both sexes and older athletes,he clocked 2.22.73 in 7th place. Connor Morley stuck to field events today,throwing a pb in the javelin with 31.49m.In the long jump,he extended his seasons best to 5.40m to win the U17 event and also took the high jump with 1.70m.Also in the high jump,Steve Linsell upped his outdoor seasons best to 1.78m,taking the senior competition.Unfortunately they were both eclipsed by an under 15,who jumped 1.81m!