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Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers' Trecia Smith Smith takes second at British Athletics Grand Prix
11:00am Friday 22nd February 2013 in Sport
Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers' Trecia Smith secured second spot in the triple jump at the British Athletics Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday.
Smith achieved a distance of 14.20m which was enough to secure a silver medal. Fellow Shaftesbury competitor Yamilé Aldama (13.91m) claimed fourth.
Greg Cackett took in the men’s 60m and finished sixth in 6.66, while Under-23 athlete Melissa Courtney secured tenth in the 1500, finishing in 4.20.79.
Allan Scott has rediscovered his best form in the senior men’s 60m hurdles and posted a time of 7.74, enough for sixth.
In the men’s high jump, Under-23 athlete Allan Smith finished eighth after clearing 2.23m.
At the Scottish National Indoor Championships, Lee McConnell secured a gold medal as she won the 200m in a season’s best 24.06. Gemma Nicol was victorious in the women’s 400m and stopped the clock in 54.53. In the men’s 800m, Neil Burnside claimed second spot with a time of 2.00.01.
Scott (7.88) followed up his impressive performance in Birmingham with a comfortable victory in the men’s 60 hurdles.
Smith claimed the Scottish title in the high jump after clearing 2.20m, while John Carr won the triple jump with a distance of 15.01m recorded.
Angus McInroy won a silver medal in the men’s shot put with a season’s best throw of 14.66m.
Zoe Brown won another Irish Championship with a season’s best vault of 4.20m at the Ireland Indoor Championships.
The men’s Under-20 team won a silver medal at the Southern Cross Country Championships.
Michael Callegari led the side home to claim an individual bronze medal. Will Ryle-Hodges was sixth, Frank Bailey crossed the line for tenth and Ashok Mathur was 53rd to help the side to second.