14th January 2013

Weekend Update

14 January 2012

While in cross-country terms the main focus was on the McCain Antrim Cross Challenge, there was plenty of indoor action this weekend.


Scottish Universities Championships, Glasgow, January 12/13 

Allan Smith (Coach: Bryan Roy) improved his PB to 2.22m to set a Scottish native record.


Results not available yet to Power of Ten but should also appear here http://www.scottishathletics.org.uk/calendar/events




Midland Countied Open, Birmingham, January 12/13 

Tom Parsons (Aston Moore) cleared 2.17m to go second in the McCain power of Ten rankings for 2013.


Isabel Pooley went top of the women’s high jump rankings with a 1.82m victory.


Results http://www.thepowerof10.info/results/results.aspx?meetingid=74822&event=HJ&venue=Birmingham&date=13-Jan-13




Northern Championships, Sheffield, January 13 

Greg Beard (Mark Chapman)  set a personal best of 18.59m to go to the top of the UK shot rankings and achieve a distance that only one Britain bettered throughout 2012.


Jamie Williamson (self-coached) set a PB in second with 18.29m yo go second.


Results: http://www.thepowerof10.info/results/results.aspx?meetingid=74870




Orleans, France, January 12


Olympic finalist Holly Bleasdale (Dan Pfaff/Scott Simpson) made a great start to 2013, by winning this international event with a world class 4.62m to go top of the world rankings.


Sally Peake (Scott Simpson) achieved her second best ever vault with 4.37m.


Results: http://bases.athle.com/asp.net/liste.aspx?frmbase=resultats&frmmode=1&frmespace=0&frmcompetition=136529