1st September 2014

Weekend Round-up

1 September 2014

ISTAF Berlin, August 31

European champion Tiffany Porter (coach: Rana Reider) won the women’s 100m hurdles in 12.64/0.0 to defeat world champion Brianna Rollins and just miss her power of 10 ranking topping 12.63 time from the Zurich semi-final.

Another European champion Martyn Rooney (Reider) was a very close second in the men’s 400m in 45.14. Conrad Williams (Linford Christie) was sixth in 45.90.

Chris Tomlinson was third in the long jump with 7.78/0.1. European runner-up William Sharman (Jerzy Maciukiewicz) was fourth in a top class 110m hurdles in 13.35, the 16th time he has been inside 13.40 this summer.

Results: http://www.istaf.de/de/0/live.html

England under-17 and under-15 Championships, Bedford, August 30/31

Alicia Barrett (Daniel Duke) won the under-17 80m hurdles in a championship best 10.87/3.4, which though windy, was the fastest ever electrical time.

Rebekah Walton (David Parker) set an UK under-15 best of 44.81m with the 500gm javelin.
Lucy Jones (Patrick Magee) won the under 17 women’s 1500m steeplechase in a Championship best and PB of 4:59.93 to top the Power of Ten rankings and third all-time.

Adeyinka Adeniran (Debbie Cook), who was only sixth in the English Schools’ Championships, won the boys under15 80m hurdles easily and took half a second off his PB to win in 10.81/1.4 to go top of the Power of ten rankings and go third all-time.

Rechmial Miller (Mark Girard) pulled off a surprise win in the under-17 100m. He won in a just over the limit 10.54 which is superior to runner-up Owin Sinclair’s power of 10 ranking topping 10.57 Kaie Chambers-Brown (Sharon Morris) won the under-15 boys 100m in 11.15, following a 10.90 semi final which put him second in the power of 10 rankings.

Joseph Massimo won the under-15 200m in a very windy championship best 22.19/3.6.
In the under-15 boys 300m, Chenna Okoh (Gavin Town) set a PB and championship best 35.58, to put him second all-time and in the 2014 Power of Ten rankings to Massimo.

Josh Kerr (David Campbell) won the under-17 men’s 1500m in 3:52.46 to top the Power of ten rankings. George Armstrong (Michael Swain) won the men’s under-17 discus in a PB 60.62m to better 60 metres for the first time and top the rankings. Emily Borthwick (Trevor Painter) won the under-17 women’s high jump in a PB 1.76m to go equal second in the rankings.

Results: http://england.athletics-uk.org/

Watford Open, August 27

World Junior 1500m finalists Bobby Clay (Pete Mullervy) and Amy Griffiths (Mick Woods) went top of the under-20 women’s power of 10 rankings with their big 3000m PBs in 9:13.00 and 9:13.47.
Adam Tsegay went fourth in the power of 10 under-20 3000m rankings with a win in 8:13.50.
European and Commonwealth 200m silver medallist Jodie Williams (Christine Bowmaker) smashed her PB over 400m with a time of 52.55 which pits her ninth in the 400m rankings.
Results: http://www.watfordharriers.org.uk/WOG270814.htm

Trafford Grand Prix, Stretford, August 26

Former World Championships medallist Jenny Meadows (Trevor Painter) continued her good late season form by finishing third in a mixed 800m race in 1:59.34. That is her fastest time for three years and places her second in the power of 10 rankings.

Results: http://www.thepowerof10.info/results/results.aspx?meetingid=102827