Euro U/23 bronze for Cameron Fillery

Representing GB&NI at the European U/23 Championships in Gavle, Sweden, Cameron Fillery placed 3rd to claim a bronze medal. His time of 13.64 secs (+1.4), was a fraction slower than the new personal best of 13.60 secs (0.0) he set when winning his semi-final. GB's men's 4x400m team placed 2nd in the final, and Ellis Greatrex, although not on the team for that final, ran 3rd leg on the team that won the semi-final to qualify.


Cameron in British League action

At the World University Games in Venice, Will Grimsey progressed to the high jump final where he was close to his best ever with a clearance of 2.18m to place 6th. Sadly, Sam Khogali did not start the long jump qualification competition.

SAL 4: Home win eases relegation risk

Victory in the home SAL match on Saturday 13 July took Woodford to safety in division 2 from having been in the relegation zone. This was the second win of an up and down season and was against the 2nd, 3rd and 4th placed teams going into the match. Provisionally WGEL finished 4 points clear of Basildon, with Havering 3rd and the Ipswich/Colchester& Tendring combined team last despite not having a single gap. Fixture clashes weakened all the teams and while the promotion chasing clubs all strove hard to cement their positions, Woodford dominated by event wins.

Provisional results

Photos (by Alex Wardle)

Emmaline Okafor SAL July 2019

Emmaline Okafor: B string wins in shot and discus

U/17 4X100m team power their way to club record

U17 men 4x100m Essex Gold

U17 Men's 4x100m team: A new club record

On Friday 28th June Chelmsford AC hosted the annual track relays, and WGEL collected numerous medals including a phenomenal 4x100m race by the U/17 men's team who collected GOLD and the CLUB RECORD. In the heat they came 1st with: 42.80s and then broke the CR in the final with a time of: 42.46s, which ranks them No.1 in the country, simply outstanding performance, the team (Sikiru Onigbanjo, Tolani Alaba, Joba Ashiru, Merveilles Massembo).

Sprinters flourish at YDL Upper

WGEL AC hosted round 3 of the YDL Upper on Sunday 30th June. The fixture was poorly attended by all of the 5 clubs involved but Woodford managed to claim 3 place and virtually secure their place in the division for next season. 


Basildon Beagles 638.3; Team ATIP 478.0; WGEL 457.0; Cambridge Harriers 347.3; Tonbridge AC 327.3

Photos (by Alex Wardle)

U20 4x100 relay YDL 3 2019 Winfred and Matthew

U20 4 x 100m: Matthew Adum-Yeboah takes over from Winfred Hakeem

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