SAL Match 3 – Hornchurch, 21 June 2014

This fixture saw a very small Radley team travel to Havering, Essex for their SAL fixture. There were a few individuals who excelled on the day the best of which was Aislin Baird who threw a masssive 2.5m pb in her hammer to record a best throw of 44.51m, winning the event by a large margin. Aislinn also recorded a pb in her discus later in the afternoon with a mark of 30.39m. Hannes Petzer also recorded 2 pbs, one in his main event javelin with a throw of 48.57m and the shot with 10.14m. Team mate Gwynn Wallace recorded a seasons best in the javelin for a double win (40.26m).

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Athletics Coach Course

If you have previously attended a Coaching Assistant/Level 1 Assistant Coach course and would like to progress to a coach there is an Athletics Coach course scheduled to take place in Milton Keynes, dates and venues are listed below. If you wish to apply then your application must be received before the 29th August 2014. The standard course cost is £400, but those working with affiliated clubs are entitled to a reduced price of £250.

SAL Match 5 – Bromley, 2 August 2014

Radley athletes showed great team spirit and effort in their final division 1 match of 2014 held at Bromley.

The best result of the day came in the ladies Hammer with Aislinn Baird claiming a new PB and senior CR with a massive 45.21 m to win the B string. She was supported by her team mate U20 Emma O’Hara who has not long returned for the world juniors winning the A string with 54.28 m. This just missed Emma the female athlete of the match award on the day.

SAL - Bromley

In the SAL Radley had the long trip to Bromely, Kent and could only manage a 2nd place behind a very strong home side. With only 12 men and 15 women to fill events it was always going to be a tough ask but the team rallied around to fill the majority of events but this was not enough to win the match.

Event results: 

Oxfordshire Athletics Network Events

The network have organised the two upcoming sessions that may be of interest to you or people you know.

  • On Track Athletics Taster Day
    Date: Saturday 16 August 2014, 10am - 2pm
    Location: Horspath Track, Oxford
    A fun taster session with a selection of athletic events aimed at either adult returners or those new to the sport, see poster.
    Please share this far and wide and let anyone know who you think may be interested (family, friends, work colleagues).
     

Emma Qualifies for Final in Eugene

Update: Emma O'Hara threw in yesterdays Hammer Qualifier in The World Junior Championships. She threw 57.17 m in Pool A to finish seventh. This was enough to hold onto 12th place when Pool B completed there Qualification throws. She will throw in tonights final at 1.30 UK time.

Good luck Emma.

South of England Combined Events – Bedford 19/20 July

Adela Hussain set out for Bedford knowing she had to pull together her best performances across the 7 heptathlon events if she was to retain her U20 SEAA title from 2013.

She couldn’t have started better with two pbs. Firstly in the 100m hdls 15.50 with a legal wind and an equal pb in the high jump at 1.55mts. The ten other athletes started to fall behind as she produced her second best ever competition shot putt (9.67mts). The 200 mts was the last event on day one but a sudden wind on the bend paid to end thoughts of a pb. She led to within 5mts of the finish when just pipped by 0.1sec by her nearest rival.

English Schools National Championships – Birmingham 11/12 July 2014

25 of the best athletes, Oxfordshire schools has to offer, went to this year’s championships with great expectations. 5 of last year’s medal winners returned to take on the best of the rest of England.  

The athletes were drawn from 12 different clubs and represented 17 different schools, from across the county.

Squad

Girls

Name

Age Grp

School

Club

Event

Performance

Final Pos

Radley Athletes Star in UK Championships

A small number of Radley athletes competed at the Sainsbury's British Championships on 29th June 2014 in Birmingham's Alexander Stadium.

Ramon Smith (Chips) just missed out on the men’s 100m final by 0.04secs. After 2 semi-finals he was lying in a qualifying spot until the third semi where other athletes such as Deji Tobais and Kieran Daly benefited from a stronger tailwind edging Chips out. Chips however clocked a new pb of 10.35 smashing his own club record which he set a few months ago (10.46) in Loughborough.

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