Kingston upon Hull Athletic Club
Young Athletes Meeting and One Mile Race
Costello Stadium – Thursday 3rd September 2015
Kingston upon Hull Athletic Club held an evening meeting for young athletes, at the Costello Stadium on Thursday the 3rd of September. The competition catered for youngsters in the under 11, under 13 and under 15 age categories.
The meeting was well attended, not only by our juniors, but also by competitors from all the clubs around the Humber estuary.
The track events covered were the sprint and middle distance races, and on the field, long jump, javelin throw and shot putt.
We also put on a one mile race, an event that is not run very often these days, but is popular with many senior athletes and some of the younger ones too.
Details of the athlete’s performances at the competition are as follows.
Under 11 Boys
Owen Robinson came to the club in the spring of this year and is showing great promise. He won both the 80 and 150 metre sprint races, clocking a time of 12.2s in the 80, and 23.1s in the 200.
Owen also won the long jump competition, where his best effort on the night was a jump of 3.87m.
The Iversen triplets are prodigious talents too. James Iversen took 2nd place in the 80 metres, in a time of 13.0s and was placed 4th in the long jump, with a leap of 3.16m. Harry Iversen took 2nd place in the 150, where he set a new PB of 25.1s, and registered an effort of 2.69m, for 7th place in the long jump.
Not to be left out, Thomas Iversen won the 600 metres race and recorded a time of 1:58.2s, and jumped a new PB of 3.36m, for 3rd place in the long jump.
Alex Grant is another of our outstanding under 11’s. He took 3rd place in both the 80 metre and the 150 metre sprints, recording 13.2s in the 80 and 25.3s in the 150. Alex also took 2nd place in the long jump with an effort of 3.47m.
Finlay Southcoat, a young man who has been with us for just a few short weeks, made his debut for the club at this meeting. He took 2nd place in the 600 metre race, in a time of 2:09.0s, and was 4th in the 150 in 25.3s.
Felix Parker, joined our training group just 7 days before this meeting, and he too made his club debut. He took 5th place in both the 80 and 150 metre races, running 13.7 in the 80 and 26.9 in the 150. Felix was also placed 5th in the long jump with 3.80m.
Alex Chivers took 4th place in the 600 metres race, where he ran a new PB of 2:17.3s. He also competed in the long jump, where his jump of 2.51m earned him 8th place.
Robert Dye took 6th place in the long jump and set a new PB 2.75m.
Under 11 Girls
A young lady making her debut for Kingston was Tilly Cairns, and she can feel very proud of her efforts. She ran in both of the sprints, taking 2nd place in the 80 metres in 13.3s, and 3rd place in the 150 in 25.5s. Tilly also competed in the long jump, where took another 2nd place, with a jump of 3.05m.
Two other club debutants at the meeting were Molly Hill and Holly Cresswell. They ran both the sprint races, with Molly taking 4th places in both the 80 and the 150, in 13.7s and 25.9s respectively.
Holly was placed 10th in 15.7s in the 80 and 8th in 30.9s, in the 150. She also took on the long jump, where she jumped 2.32m, for 7th place.
Just a few months ago Freya Vidal was the shyest girl at the club, she is not so shy now though, and she is looking to be a promising young athlete too. She set herself a new PB of 2.86m, in the long jump for 4th place. On the track she was 6th in the 150 metres in 26.5s.
Under 13 Boys
UK ranked number 3 Ben Copley was the winner of the javelin competition, with a big throw of 38.26m. Ben also competed out of his age range in the under 15 boys shot putt, which he duly won with a throw of 9.04m.
Brody Hinson was spotted at the East Riding Schools Competition, at Costello this May and was invited to the club, under the tutelage of sprint coach Paul Curtis. Brody made his club debut at the meeting and announced his arrival in style. He won both the 100 and 200 metre sprints, setting excellent times in both, 13.2s for the 100 and 27.0s in the 200 metres.
Divaldo Agostinho ran a new PB of 14.7s in the 100metres to claim 3rd place and he took 4th place in the 200 in 32.0s. Luke Carr was 4th in the 100 in 14.7s and 3rd in the 200 in 31.2s.
Henry Cannell threw a new PB of 27.61m, to take 2nd place in the javelin. He took 3rd place in the long jump with a leap of 3.93m. On the track, Henry was placed 5th in the 100 metres in 14.8s.
Ben Stutely took 2nd place in the javelin event with a throw of 4.21m. On the track, he ran in the 100 metres race, where he took 7th place in 15.1s.
Harrison Haigh ran in both the sprint races, finishing 10th in the 100, in a time of 15.5s, and 6th in the 200 in 32.6s. He also finished 5th in the javelin with a throw of 10.29m.
Three more recent recruits to the clubs ranks made their debuts at the meeting, Ankit Chawla, Jake Iversen and Harvey Southcoat.
Ankit ran in both of the sprint races, finishing 12th in the 100 in 16.0s, and 8th in the 200, in 33.7s. Jake ran in the 100 metres race, finishing in 16th, with a time of 16.9s. Harvey took 3rd place in the 800 metre race, running a time of 3:07.3s, and was 10th in the 200 metres, where he ran 34.4s.
The winner of the 800 metres race was Harvey Newton, who covered the two laps in a time of 2:37.5s. William Buckle took 2nd place, running a time of 2:53.6s.
Fabian Vidal finished in 13th place in the 100 metres in 16.1s, and was 9th in the 200 in 33.9s. He also competed in the long jump, where he took 5th place with a jump of 3.69m.
Finlay Parker took on both of the sprint races and the long jump event. He was placed 6th in the 100 in 15.1s, and 7th in the 200, in a time of 33.2s. The long jump saw him register a leap of 3.41m, for 7th place.
Theo Dabbs took 11th place in the 100 metres race, running a time of 15.9s. In the long jump competition he finished 8th with a best effort of 3.34m.
Under 13 girls
Katie Smith did the sprint double, winning the 100 metres in 15.0s, and the 200 metres in 30.8s. She set a new PB of 3.61m in the long jump competition to take 4th place.
Another debutant, Hermione Keyworth, took 2nd place in both of the sprint races. She ran 15.1s in the 100 metres and her 200 metre time was 31.2s.
Hollie Young took 3rd place in the 100 metres, where she ran a time of 15.3s. She won the long jump competition where she set a new PB in of 3.89m.
Sophie McIntyre was the 4th place finisher in the 100 in 15.3s, and she also took 4th in the 200, where her time was a new PB of 32.3s.
Lauren McClean ran a new PB of 15.3s in the 100 metres, for a 5th place finish. She took 3rd place in the 800 metres, where set another new PB of 2:50.8s. Lauren finished a great competition with her 3rd PB of the night, jumping 3.65m, to take 3rd place in the long jump.
Another recent recruit, trainee hammer thrower Indigo Atkin, was the winner of the javelin competition, with a throw of 19.37m. She also competed in the long jump, where she claimed 8th place with a new PB of 3.09m.
Holly Adams took 2nd place in the javelin, throwing a new PB of 13.05m. She also took 8th place in the 100 metres, where she ran a time of 15.6s, and a jump of 2.94m, won Holly 10th place in the long jump.
Alanah Thoresby took 2nd place in the long jump competition, where her best effort of the evening was one of 3.85m. She also ran both of the sprint races, finishing 7th in the 100 metres in 15.4s, and taking 3rd place in the 200, with a run of 31.5s.
Mia Brocklehurst also ran both the sprints, she was 9th in the 100, in a time of 16.1s, and took 5th place in the 200, where she recorded a time of 35.1s.
Niamh Derbyshire took 4th place in the 800 metres race, running a time of 3:00.2s. In the long jump she took 6th place, with 3.28m.
Evie Newton ran a new PB of 3:07.6s, to take 5th place in the 800 metres race. She also competed in the long jump, where she registered a jump of 3.09m, for 7th place.
Emilia Russell was the 2nd place finisher in the 800 metres, where she ran a time of 2:49.7s. In the long jump competition, her best effort of 2.98m, gave her 9th place.
Lucy Cresswell competed in the 100 metres race, where she ran a time of 17.2s, for 10th place. The javelin saw her take 3rd place and also set a new PB of 9.19m. In the long jump Lucy finished 11th, with her best effort of 2.49m.
Under 15 Boys
Sam Croney and David Morgan-Harrison contested both the 100 and 200 metres sprint races.
David was placed 4th in both of the races. He ran a time of 13.5s in the 100 and recorded 28.2s in the 200.
Sam took 2nd place in the 100 metres in a time of 13.3s, and 3rd place in the 200, which he ran in 27.3s. He also was the winner of the long jump competition, where he set a new PB of 4.50m.
Matthew Elliott took 2nd place in the 800 metres race, which he ran in a time of 2:20.4s.
Under 15 Girls
Jennifer Hopkinson ran in both of the sprints, finishing 2nd in the 100 metres in 13.9s, and winning the 200 metres in 28.6s which was a new PB.
Kate Huntington took 2nd place in the 200 metres, and she ran a time of 29.4s.
Becky Chivers took 4th place in the 200 metres, where she set a new PB of 31.5s. Becky saw further action in both the javelin and the shot putt competitions. She was placed 2nd in both of the events, launching the javelin out to 22.34m, and throwing the shot 6.59m.
Harriet Cannell was the winner of the javelin competition, where her throw of 33.26m, was a new PB.
Abbie Haigh competed in the long jump competition, where she took 4th place, with a jump of 3.95m.
One Mile Race
Kingston’s Oliver Newton was the winner of the senior men’s race, crossing the finish line in 4:38.2s, his club mate Gregan Clarkson, took 2nd place and his recorded time was 4:44.3s.