Silverware for Barnett

By Brian Sacks, June 20, 2013

Several young Jewish athletes achieved success in the recent Schools and County Championships.

The highlight saw Anna Barnett of Blackheath and Bromley Harriers secure the under-15 Kent Schools discus title in Ashford. Her winning throw of 28.22m was just 6cm short of her personal best.

George Grant, 14, was runner-up in the Middlesex under-15 pole vault Championship in Lee Valley and placed fourth in the Hertfordshire Schools Championship at Hemel Hempstead, scaling a height of 3.10m on both occasions.

Rebecca Hurley, 15, placed third in the Hertfordshire Schools under-17 300m hurdles Championship, achieving a personal best of 49.1.

Allana Edwards, 13, placed fourth in the Manchester under-15 200m Championship in 29.98, and improved her time to 29.3 at the Greater Manchester Schools event.

Jamie Cohen, 14, placed fourth in the under-15 Middlesex Schools 1500m Championship in Hendon. His time of 4:49.65 was within a second of his personal best. He also cut his 800m PB to 2:20.8 in league competition at Harrow.

Also in league competition, Sam Shindler-Glass, 16, improved his 800m best to 1:58.0 at Perivale and 1,500m time to 4:06.81 at Watford.

Jessica Hurley, 13, also produced another fine performance, achieving 5:07.0 in the 1,500m in Woodford.

Last updated: 11:37am, June 20 2013