All 9 Walton AC Athletes who entered made the finals at U15/U17 South of England Championships.
Fantastic results from our U15/U17 Walton AC athletes at South of England Championships in Ashford 15/16th August 2015.
Every single athlete made the final/final cut, we recorded a Championship best performance,a Surrey record and three club records, three golds and two bronze medals.
The Mace siblings not only secured 3 gold medals and a bronze but two club records along the way but stand out performance was Sophie who beat her competition in all 6 of her throws with a Surrey Record of 47.35m and 3 of her best ever throws to become South of England U17 discus throws Champion having secured bronze in the hammer the day before with a throw of 53.67m.
Sophie threw a Championship Best Performance by 2 metres which had stood since 1995.
Not to be outdone Sam threw a PB and club record of 47.15m to win the U15 boys discus having been crowned U15B hammer throw champion on Saturday with a best throw of 57.36m just short of his PB.
Sia Banbury secured bronze medal in the U15 Hammer contest with a best throw of 39.22m just short of her PB.
Tait Jones broke her own U15 Pole Vault club record getting 2.70m in 4th place having had her best series of throws in the discus on Saturday to finish 5th with a best of 32.19m.
Calum Beauchamp U17 400m hurdles just missed his PB with 58.65 to finish 5th in the final.
Charlotte Vaughan and Darby Begley-Jones made the club proud to have two finalists in the U15G 800m and finished 4th (2.21.24) and 5th(2.22.94) with Charlotte just being pipped on the line.
Joe Hubbard in his first season for Walton finished 5th in 80mH with a PB of 12.55 and 7th in 1.60m in High Jump.
Josh Hathaway again in his first season for Walton ran his second fastest 300m 39.65 to make the final but had to withdraw for the final due to injury.
Well done to all the athletes – absolutely amazing performances and good luck to all the athletes in the forthcoming national championships at Bedford.