ATHLETICS: THURROCK-based runner James Pearson competed at the Essex and Eastern Counties indoor competition at Lee Valley. The Enfield & Haringey club athlete was entered in two events with the possibility of four medals.

And the teenager came away with four medals. He logged a time of 9.22s for the U17m 60 hurdles where James collected a silver medal for Essex and a bronze medal for the Eastern Counties, while in the Under-17m shot putt he collected two golds with his PB putt of 13.06m.