World Junior Championships – July 2012

Katy Marchant competed for Great Britain in the Heptathlon in the  World Junior Championships in Barcelona, 10th -15th July 2912.

On the first day of competition, Katy set a new best in the 100m hurdles with 14.15s into a -1.1 headwind.

Katy would have been hoping for more points in the high jump, but had to settle for a 1.63m clearance, 11cm below her best.

In the shot, she was over a metre down on her best, with 11.15m and finished of the day with 26.78 (-1.5) in the 200m.

Day 2 started with 5.48m, one of Katy’s best long jumps, but her javelin throw of 36.10 was 5m down on her recent pb .

She completed day 2 with 2.29.77 in the 800m, for a total score of 5046 points, finishing in 21st place, 181 points behind her best.