Crawley AC collect medal haul at Sussex Athletics Championships

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Sussex Athletics Championships 23/5/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150525-132252008

Crawley AC clinched an impressive collection of medals at the Sussex Track & Field Athletics Championships at K2.

Orla Brothers recorded a Championship record in the heat of the U17s 300m with 39.6 secs before going on to win the final in 40.0s.

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This beat the previoius best of 40.44s in 2006.

It was a Crawley 1-2 in this event with Sian Bishop gaining silver in 41.9s.

Orla followed up magnificently with another gold in the U17s 200m in 25.4s.

Jason Hussain also gained a great sprint double, winning both the senior men’s 100m and 200m golds in 10.9s and 21.2s.

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Crawley’s Aaron Carter won a silver behind the mighty Hussain in the 200m in 22.2s and also gained silver in the senior men’s 400m in 50.5s.

Crawley AC middle distance coach Vince Golding praised: “Orla Brothers’ performances were an outstanding achievement and she should do well in the Schools Championships.”

Brothers’ 300m time was the National Standard and was the fastest recorded in the UK this year.

George Grainger won gold in the senior men’s 400m hurdles in 56s.

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Matt Overall took gold in the U20s men’s 400m hurdles in 58.6s and Sam Cunningham won silver in the same event in 58.9s.

Cunningham was in great form as he also came away with gold in the U20s men’s 200m in 23.6s.

Amy Barclay won the senior women’s 100m hurdles in 14.4seconds.

There was success in the women’s 400m events with Holly Turner winning gold in the senior version with 56.4s and Holly Talbut-Smioth claiming gold in the U20s in 61.3s, beating club-mate Paige Clarke who won silver with 63.6s.

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Other medallists:

Ewan Short senior men’s 5000m bronze in 15.18.6s; Adrian Haines senior men’s 800m bronze 2.03.1s;

Katie Bristowe U15s 75m girls hurdles bronze 12.6s; Jessica Lambert U15s girls 300m bronze 43.3s;

Jessica Cook silver senior 400m 66.3s; Jamie Keeley U15s boys 200m gold 23.8s; Kathy Peters bronze U20s women 1500m 5.10.4s;

Estelle Ireland silver U15s girls 100m 12.9s; Vicki Pettett silver U17s shot put 9m.90cm

Will Chadd silver U20s men’s javelin 40.55m; Scott Devlin bronze U20s men’s javelin 35.81m;

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Leigh Walker gold senior men’s pole vault 4m; Scott Devlin silver U20s men’s polce vault 4.10m

Aaron Lewis gold U17s hammer 43.87m; Jonny Haines gold U20s hammer 50.94m; Joe Steer bronze U20s hammer 38.06m;

Natasha Purchas gold U15s girls high jump 1.49m; Jack Woodford silver U15s girls high jump Jack Woodford 5.29m; Steph Shackel silver U20s javelin 27.83m; Lily Franks gold U17s women’s high jump; Jasmine McMurray high jump 1.45m; Ali Crocker gold 300m U17s hurdles 49.9s; Holly Talbut-Smith gold U20s women’s hurdles 70.5s; Sam Cunningham gold U20s men’s 110m hurdles 16.6s; Jamie Keeley gold U15s boys 300m 37.7s; Warren Horrod-Wilson silver U17s men’s 400m 54.2s;

Tom Wharton bronze U13s minithon (Inc 800m 2.20.4s); Estelle Ireland silver U15s 200m 27.2s; Tom Thayre silver U15s boys 1500m 4.27.8s; Dan Studder gold U17s men’s 1500m 4min 11s;

George Crocker silver U17s men’s 1500m 4.22.9s; Laura Duke senior ladies hammer silver 45.79s; Lotte Hoare gold U20s 44.74s;

Natasha Purchas silver U15s girls pole vault 2m 80cm; Cicely Cole gold U17s pole vault 3m;

Katie Sexton bronze u17s women’s pole vault 2.70s; Vicky Pellett gold U17s hammer 45.97m;

Steph Shackel silver U20s shot put 9.32m; Alex Jenkins gold U17s men’s high jump 1.70m;

Lillie Franks silver U17s high jump 5m10s; Hugo Hawes gold U15s boys high jump 1.70m; Lauren Lethbridge U15s long jump 4.68m; Adam Lindo gold U13s minithon; Tom Warton bronze U13s minithon.

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