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Youth Development League U17/20

Wednesday 5 June 2019

There has been two League meeting this season. First meeting was at Swansea where a depleted team, managed to finish third. The second meeting at Exeter, again with a depleted team still finished third. All teams in these age are affected by U20 athletes not being available due to being away at University. Debbie Bull Team Manager, managed the team in getting good team results.  The star of the first 2 meetings has been U17W Bree Cronin, who improved her 2018 best Discus throw of 33.09 to 40.45 breaking a long standing club record. Bree also moved to 2nd place in Pof10 UK ranking list.

At Exeter Bree improved her Discus throw to 41.79 breaking her own club record, and keeping 2nd place in UK ranking list. Photo Bree Cronin winner of Gold medal at 2019 Welsh Indoor Championships in U17W Shot Putt.  

Meeting at Exeter was held in very windy conditions

Track Events

Wind speeds up of w 3.9 were recorded in 100m sprint events. Many achieving fast, but not legal times. In U20 200m A Louis Thorne 3rd 23.35pb, in B Iwan Pyrs Jones 2nd 23.58pb, legal times. In 300m 17W A Alana Lea 3rd 43.47, B Elen Eirys James 2nd 48.02. In U20M 400m B Morgan Glyndwr James was 1st with 51.18 pb. In middle distance events team covered all events in Male A & B races, picking up good points, winning all races in 1500m. Morgan James U20M A 4.07.58 sb. Also wins for David Locke U20 B 4.17.11, Benjamin Reynolds U17M 4.06.53, In 1500m U17W Bethany Gold was 2nd 5.14.28 pb. In 3000m U20M A Alex Jackson 2nd 9.29.42. SCM 2km A Alex Jackson 2nd 6.46.38 pb in B James Gold 1st 7.15.19 pb.

Field Events

Jay Morse U20M A Discus 1st 54.27. Jay was 2nd in SP 12.57. U20M B Discus 1st Rhys Barkley 21.84. HJ U20M A 1st Adam Mohsin 1.85 pb. U17W PV 1st Isabel Thomas 3.40. U17W TJ A 1st Isabel Thomas 9.22. Bree Cronin U17W A SP 1st 12.28 added to her Discus 1st place. In U20M TJ A Arron Jolly 3rd 11.95 pb, in B Adam Mohsin 2nd 10.83. U20M SP 1st Rhys Barkley 9.40. U17W Discus Lily Anais Gregson 1st 30.88 pb. U20M Javelin A Rhys Barkley 3rd 41.38.

Cardiff Athletics Relay Teams:

4x100m U20M 3rd   45.90; U17M 2nd   45.72; U20W 2nd  52.01;  U17W N/T

4x300m U17W 3rd  3.10.21

4x400m U20M 2nd  3.33.09; U17M 3rd 3.47.89; 4x400W 5th 4.36.92 (4.15.52 sb).

To ALL athletes who competed for club WELL DONE. To Team Maanger, Officials and Parents who helped in match, THANK YOU.