Trafford AC Young Athletes’ Open Medal Meeting – Stretford 2nd May 2011

16/05/2011 – Steve Linsell
Caoimhe Crampton,Melissa Fletcher & Jacob Fincham Dukes were back at Stretford again,this time accompanied by Nicola Sawyer. In the their heat of the 75m hurdles,Caoimhe was 2nd in a consistent 12.25s and Melissa 3rd in 12.41s,a best for the season.
Jacob,once again was in top form in the 80m hurdles,winning his heat and knocking two tenths off his run here last time with 12.22s for a new pb.
In the sprints,Caoimhe took on the 100m,clocking 13.57s in 3rd place in her heat,for a new pb,also beating a previous best time set here.
Melissa ran the longer distance,placing 2nd in her 200m heat with 28.48s,another pb,eclipsing her best from last season.
In the field,Caoimhe wasn’t far off her best in the shot with a 7.49m putt in 3rd place and Nicola Sawyer was over 7m again with 7.33m in 5th position.
Nicola threw a new pb in the discus,adding 7cms to her recent West Yorkshire League performance with 21.20m in 3rd place.
In the javelin,Nicola made a huge improvement,adding almost 4m to her previous best,taking 3rd place with 23.05m.
Melissa in 7th,posted her first javelin performance with a throw of 13.72m.
Jacob won the high jump,but was down on his best with a 1.55m clearance and long jumped 5.31m,close to his pb,for 3rd place.