ATHLETICS: Silver for Kerry

Kerry Murch
Kerry Murch
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The Under 20s and Under 23s UK Athletics Championships, Bedford International Stadium

Competing on the Saturday, in difficult weather conditions, Kerry Murch took the silver medal in the U20 Women’s Javelin with a throw of 43.83m.

Competing for the first time in this age group at Triple Jump was Grace Adeyinka who competed well to finish 8th with a distance of 11.14m and gained valuable experience at this highest level of competition.

On Sunday Luke Townsend, also new in the U20 men’s age group, ran a superb 110m hurdles to record a new personal best time of 14.74s.

This was just bettered by James Wright in the next heat who, despite suffering an ongoing injury, recorded 14.68s.

Craig Murch in the U23 Hammer finished in 7th place with a distance of 58.16m.