Silverware for Barnett
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.