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Schools champions

Sunday 3 July 2016

With plenty of Cardiff athletes representing their schools, the Welsh Schools championships were held in Cardiff yesterday; on a day that was warm and sunny (but a little windy) after early rain.

Championship best performances were achieved by Kristian Jones (senior boys' 200m in 21.82), Sarah Omoregie (middle girls' shot put with 14.23m) and Ffion Palmer, who also set new Welsh and club records in the middle girls' hammer with 55.53m.

Double gold medals were achieved by Kristian Jones (100m & 200m) and Lauren Evans (middle girls' high jump and 80m hurdles).

Cardiff athletes who are now also Welsh Schools champions are:

Senior Boys: Kristian Jones (100m & 200m); Jasper Hawkins (pole vault); Richard Dangerfield (javelin).

Senior Girls: Rebecca Kennett (100m); Bethan Evans (1500m); Georgia Cole (3000m); Tasia Stephens (javelin).

Middle Boys: James Vincent (1500m); Thomas Hanson (shot put); Kieran Grimwade (hammer).

Middle Girls: Naomi Reid (800m); Kiara Frizelle (1500m); Abi Fisher (3000m); Lauren Evans (high jump & 80m hurdles); Sarah Omoregie (shot put); Ffion Palmer (hammer).

Junior Boys: Daniel John (300m).

Junior Girls: Issie Tustin (100m).

The official results can be seen here.