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UK Youth Development League (U17/U20)

Round: area final

Date: Sunday 23 July 2017

Venue: Yate Outdoor Sports Complex, Broad Lane, Yate, Bristol BS37 7LB

Venue Telephone: 01454 865820

Venue Website: http://www.runtrackdir.com/details.asp?track=yate

Host: Yate & District AC http://yateanddistrictac.co.uk/

Organiser: UK Youth Development League http://www.ukydl.org.uk/index.html

First Event at: 10.15

Last Event at: 17.55

Match Report

If the weather was bad in Newport on Saturday, it was even worse in Yate on Sunday for the area final of the UK Youth Development League (upper age group); heavy rain meant the event was abandoned after 47 of the 76 events.

With two teams automatically qualifying for the national final in September, Cardiff wanted to emulated last year's appearance in the final.


With a good all-round team performance, and the lead changing during the day, Cardiff finally finished in second place behind Rugby & Northants AC and will be going to Birmingham on 3rd September.

The team scores were:

1. Rugby & Northants AC (471)
2. Cardiff AAC (450)
3. Birchfield Harriers (433)
4. Team Avon (424)
5. Marshall Milton Keynes (394)
6. Team Devon & Cornwall (367)

Cardiff's event winners were:

Under 20 Men: Daniel Morris (400m B); Kieran Grimwade (Hammer A); Ieuan Jones (javelin B).

Under 17 Men: Jeremiah Azu (100m A & 200m B); Iwan Robinson-Booth (200m A); Tom Britt (100m hurdles A); Owain Edwards (400m hurdles B).

Under 20 Women: Ellie Powell (1500m B & 3000m B); Lana Culliford (400m hurdles A).

Under 17 Women: Nia Grundy (100m B); Isabel Breeden (300m hurdles A); Sofia Vella (300m hurdles B).

The official results can be seen here.