Wakefield Harriers

Indoor Athletics Meeting

3rd January 2008 - Thornes Park Stadium, Wakefield

Athletes travelled from Lincolnshire to attend the first indoor meeting at Thornes Park Stadium, Wakefield. A good competitive long jump resulted in Grace Eyles winning with 4.73m, Bethany Porter, second 4.36 with third place Nikki Jukes, 4.35 in the under 15 girls. Bethany Porter, under 15 girls, 50m hurdles, 8.8. Boston and District athletes Stephen Brockett and Peter Spencer, shared the spoils in the under 17 mens 50 metres in 6.7, Spencer, clocked 7.8 in the 50 metres hurdles. A change of events, Chiedu Ofodiama, shot putt/ discus, sprinted 6.7 in the 50m for under 20 men. Under 15 girls age group produced some fine sprinting from Grace Eyles, 7.2 (1st race), Sophie Elleker, 7.3 (2nd race). Under 13 girl, Zoe Kerins, 7.4, competed with older under 15, in 7.3. Lucy Holmes, 7.3 in the under 17 ladies. In the younger age groups, William Rotherford, u13 boys, 7.5 and under 11 boys Oscar Mitchell and Edward Dunbavin, 9.0. Rory Walker, u15 boys, 7.8. Under 11 girls, Oliva Mae Riding, 8.6, Nicole Holman and Damilola Olaleru, 8.9. All Wakefield athletes unless named.

Report from Bryan Murray