Woodford athletes have been in Track & Field action both at home and overseas over the last week, at home several were at the South of England Championships at Bedford where performances included a title for Tosin Oke and a silver medal and personal best for George Vaughan, and also bronzes for Chris Stone and Gabriella Ade-Onjobi.
Tosin Oke in action at Cardiff recently
At Bedford Tosin Oke won the triple jump with a distance of 16.28m (+0.2), in a competition where Lawrence Davis was also 7th with 15.36m (0.0). George Vaughan who has been transitioning from sprint hurdles to 400mH this season, had a good run to place 2nd, improving his personal best in the process to 53.66 secs. George also qualified for the 110mH final after recording 15.1 secs but did not start that race. Chris Stone was back in action after a slight injury, and ran well in both sprints, placing 4th in the 100m with 10.55 secs (+0.1), and then picked a bronze medal over 200m with his 21.34 secs (-1.8) for 3rd. There was also bronze for Gabrielle Ade-Onjobi in the 100mH where she recorded 14.17 secs (-0.1) for 3rd.
Gabrielle Ade-Onjobi in recent relay action for us.
In the women’s 800m Anna Clark ran well for 5th where she recorded 2m10.48 secs, and in the 1500m Chloe Bradley was 4th with 4m28.13 secs, a race which was won by HCA member Revee Walcott-Nolan. Also placing 4th was Chris Linque, who showed improved form to reach a distance of 47.52m, and in the long jump Adrian Stamp placed 8th with 6.74m (0.0). In the heats of the 400m Paul Scanlan recorded 51.02 secs, whilst in the women’s 200m heats HCA member Jo Ryan recorded 25.87 secs (-1.7).
In Geneva, Youcef Zatat was in action in the shot where he won with a put of 17.59m, and Jack Lawrie raced over 400mH, where he was slightly below par with a 52.06 secs clocking. In Belgium at Huiznge, Sam Khogali competed in the long jump where he won with 7.10m (+0.6).