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Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers quartet clinch gold in Bedford
5:00pm Friday 30th August 2013 in Sport
Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers clinched four gold medals at the final Senior Championship meet of the season at Bedford.
The success was led on the track as Greg Cackett came home in first in the 100m, while Glen Watts clinched top spot in the 3000m steeplechase.
Angus McInroy claimed gold in the discus, as did Jade Lally in the women’s event.
There were also two silver medals for Cackett in the 200m and discus, while Gemma Bennett finished runner up in the 100m hurdles. Kris Robertson ended with a bronze medal over one lap of the track in the 400m.
The London Inter Club Challenge was held at Allianz Park on Saturday and there were several impressive performances from Harriers athletes.
Confidence Lawson (Under-23) came across the line in first place in both the 100m and 200m. There was a win for Randy Momie (Under-23) in his 100m event, while Nengi Ossai (V35) did enough to seal top spot in the 200m.
Under-17 competitor Billy Kelsey took first in his 800m event, Florence Bryant (Under-23) came home in top spot in the 800m, while Hannah O’Shea (Under-15) crossed the line ahead of the field in the 75m hurdles.
Maurice Ryan was first in the 110 hurdles, McInroy again took top spot in the discus, while Andrew Elkins won the hammer event.
Elsewhere, following his success in the World Transplant Games, Edwin Yamoah competed in the British Transplant Games at the Don Valley Stadium and returned with four gold medals.
He took top spot in the 100m (11.63), 200m (24.83), 400m (61.79) and the long jump (5.52m).
Ray Tucker made the long trip to Canada to compete in the World Duathlon Championships and was rewarded with a fifth-place finish in his age category.
Tucker clocked a time of 1.40.15 which helped secure his final position in the 70 to 74 age group.
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