Thurrock athletes shine at first day of the Essex Track & Field Championships

Tom Richardson wins the men's 800m

Tom Richardson wins the men's 800m

First published in Sport

THURROCK athletes had success in the sun at the first day of the Essex Track & Field Championships in Chelmsford on Sunday.

Tilbury’s Robbie Clarricoats, East Tilbury’s Tom Richardson and Thurrock Harrier Gemma Holloway were among those who stood on the top spot of the podium.

Clarricoats (Newham & Essex Beagles) won the under-20 men’s 110m hurdles in 14.95s, Richardson won the senior men’s 800m while Gemma Holloway led the under-20 women’s 800m from start to finish.

Aveley’s Modupe Shokunbi also tasted success, sprinting to a win in the under-15 girls 100m.

The full results have yet to be published from day one of the championships.

Here are some pictures and video from the first day’s action.

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Robbie Clarricoats

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Gary Cahill in action in the under-17 men's 1500m

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James Pearson (right) on the podium after his silver medal in the under-17 men's discus

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Gemma Holloway (centre) on top of the podium for winning the under-20 women's 800m

 

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Harry Parker in the under-13 boys 800m

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Hayley Instance in the under-13 girls 800m

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Jack Exley in the under-13 boys 800m

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Kierra Scott in the under-13 girls 800m

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Leon Wheeler in the under-13 boys 800m

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Modupe Shokunbi on top of the podium for the under-17 women's 100m

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Reece Scott in the under-15 boys 1500m

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Seniz Jessener in the under-15 girls shot-putt

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Tom Richardson with his winner's trophy for the men's 800m

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