Master success for Mayor

PUBLISHED: 16:22 31 March 2015 | UPDATED: 16:22 31 March 2015

U15 girls Madeline Hurley, Molly Gardner and Molly Davies with their medals from the Minithon on Saturday. Photo: Norma Harris

U15 girls Madeline Hurley, Molly Gardner and Molly Davies with their medals from the Minithon on Saturday. Photo: Norma Harris

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Stevenage and North Herts Athletics Club round-up

Competing in Poland at the European Masters Championships, Stevenage and North Herts Athletics Club V50 athlete John Mayor brought home gold and silver medals.

The early part of the week saw Mayor contest the pentathlon where his performances in the 60m hurdles, high jump, long jump shot and 1000m (9.07s, 1.54m, 5.31m, 9.38m and 3:20.69) gained him 3,941 points and the silver medal.

Later in the week 9.26s in the heat and 9.15s in the final of the 60m hurdles gained the athlete gold.

Also competing in Poland, V60 Joylyn Saunders Mullins was fourth in the 60m running 9.12s in both the heat and final and she was third in the javelin with a throw of 25.88m.

Sixteen of the club’s younger athletes were in action at Watford on Saturday in the first outdoor competition of the year, the Hertfordshire County Athletic Network Minithon.

SNHAC athletes gained the top three places in the U15 girls competition with Molly Gardner (gold), Madeline Hurley (gold, second) and Molly Davies (silver, third) among the medals.

In the U15 boys competition, Jason List (gold, first), Ralph Williams (gold, fourth) and Haydn Williams (silver, seventh) were among the competitors.

U13 athlete Lucy Taylor was first gold, Ibukun Olyeye was second gold, Bluebell Cook was fourth silver, Claire Hudson was sixth silver and Ellen Wiseman seventh bronze.

The U13 Boys competition saw Theo Thompson in second place gold, Oliver Crake and Sebastian Brooke were in joint fifth with 152 points for silver medals and Danny Mead and Archie Cook both won bronze medals.

Ralph and Hayden Williams competed on the Sunday at the Lee Valley Indoor Pentathlons where they finished in fifth and sixth places while U13 athlete Mei-Rose Laleye ran 9.97s in the 60m.


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