Thurrock athletes shine at first day of the Essex Track & Field Championships (From Thurrock Gazette)
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Thurrock athletes shine at first day of the Essex Track & Field Championships
11:15am Monday 19th May 2014 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.
Gary Cahill in action in the under-17 men's 1500m
James Pearson (right) on the podium after his silver medal in the under-17 men's discus
Gemma Holloway (centre) on top of the podium for winning the under-20 women's 800m
Harry Parker in the under-13 boys 800m
Hayley Instance in the under-13 girls 800m
Jack Exley in the under-13 boys 800m
Kierra Scott in the under-13 girls 800m
Leon Wheeler in the under-13 boys 800m
Modupe Shokunbi on top of the podium for the under-17 women's 100m
Reece Scott in the under-15 boys 1500m
Seniz Jessener in the under-15 girls shot-putt
Tom Richardson with his winner's trophy for the men's 800m