08 July 2012

Silver medals at the English Schools' Championships, Gateshead for George and Taisha!

Terrific performances from George Drake (Inter Boys) and Taisha Thompson-Gregory (Inter Girls) saw silver medals return home from the English School's Championships back to Leicester.

Triple jumper George landed a personal best performance with his jump of 13.99, which was an improvement of 25 centimetres on his previous best mark. His leap also moves him to 5th on the Power of 10 rankings for his age group.

Not to be outdone, Taisha landed herself a 19 centimetre personal best performance in the LJ with her jump of 5.83. This moves Taisha to 2nd on the Power of 10 rankings for her age group.

Mari Smith (Inter girls) finished just outside the medals in 4th place in the 800m with her time of 2.09.90

Full results:
100m Iquon Silcott 11.86 8th in the semi-final
JT Christopher Arnold 41.61 10th place

100Hu David Williams 14.45 6th place heat 2
TJ George Drake 13.99 2nd place

DT Forrest Francis 42.06 5th place
JT Travelle Morris-Reid 54.08 6th place

800m Mari Smith 2.09.90 4th place
LJ Taisha Thompson-Gregory 5.83 2nd place
DT Sally Preston 32.78 10th place

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