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English Schools Championships Gateshead 8th-9th July 2016
Last edited: Monday July 11th 2016
The English Schools Championships took place at Gateshead International Stadium on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th of June with 7 Warrington Athletic Club athletes taking part.
The top performance came from under 15 Josh Herrington in the Junior Boys High Jump where he took the Silver Medal with a leap of 1.81 metres failing at the winning height of 1.84 metres which would have been a new personal best.
In the Intermediate Boys 400 metres Thomas Baines finished 2nd in his heat on Friday with a time of 51.52 seconds before finishing 6th in the final on Saturday with a new personal best time of 50.50 seconds.
In the 100metres in the same age group Fisayo Williamson-Taylor finished 2nd in his heat with 11.04 seconds and was 5th in his Semi-Final with 11.06 seconds but did not progress to the final.
Also in the Intermediate Age Group Jack Stubbings finished 9th in his heat in the 1500 metres recording 4 minutes 15.43 seconds.In the Junior Boys 1500 metres Sam Evans finished in 15th place in his heat with 4 minutes 33.71 seconds.
In the Girls events Katie Lowery was 7th in the Senior 1500 metres with 4 minutes 40.31 seconds while Lauren Ferris was 14th in the Intermediate 3000 metres with 10 minutes 24.06 seconds.