Koenigsberger nails new West Norfolk hammer club record

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A successful day on Sunday for West Norfolk AC who hosted the East Anglian League at Lynnsport.

Under 11 boy Adam Pitkan Bobbington ran his 80m in 13.2 and took part in the shot with a distance of 4.41m, giving him a second place spot.

U13 boys consisted of Alfie Williams who ran his 200m in 31.4, finishing 4th, as well as shot throwing 8.27m for a first place in A string. Williams gained a new personal best (pb) discus of 20.50m.

Ben Richards made his debut in the 75m hurdles, bagging a new pb and third, with a time of 16.3; plus first in high jump, 1.30m, and long jump 6th, 3.64m.

Arthur Knight got top spots in shot, 6.95m in B string, and discus, 21.22m (pb). Knight finished off with javelin in third, 17.69m.

U13 girls saw Amber Scott take fifth A string spots in 15.0 for 100m, long jump (pb), 3.90m, and shot, 5.26m. Daisy Stagg ran in B string in 16.4 for 100m, 6th; plus a pb in her 200m, 35.2, 6th in A string, and shot (pb) 5.10m, 4th in B string. Niamh Webber ran her 200m in 35.7, 5th in B string (pb). Rosie Booth gained 2nd in A string in her 1500m with 5m 48.8. Rachel Chapman finished 2nd, A string in her 70m Hurdles in 12.4; plus long jump 2nd in B string, 3.85m. The girls managed a 4th place finish in the 4 x 100m relay.

U15 boys: Charlie Williams ran 100m in 12.6 A string, 2nd; plus a pb and 2nd in 300m in 39.6, and pb and first in triple jump with 11.14m. Nathan Smalls ran his 100m, B string in 13.1, giving him third; plus long jump A string 2nd, 4.77m.

Mason Higby, back from injury, in shot threw 8.53m for 2nd A string; plus discus 2nd, 21.50m. Rudi Stevens took A string Javelin third with 23.22m, pb; plus long jump, B string first, 4.68m. These boys each ran a leg in the 4 x 100m relay, finishing second.

U15 girls: Abigail Rice ran her 100m in 14.3, 2nd for A string, and pb in the 200m, 28.4. Lucy Koenigsberger ran the B string 100m in 14.1, 2nd, and won the shot, A string 10.09m; plus a pb, club record and first in hammer, 40.22m.

Other results: Lucy Lim 2nd B string 200m 31.5; A string 75m Hurdles 14.4, 4th. Emily Collins third A string 1500m, 6m 02.1. Jude Falkner 4th A string discus, 14.27m; hammer 35.85; 2nd A string javelin,17.62. Ella Scott 4th A string long jump, 3.95m; 2nd discus B string, 14.07m.

The girls gained a third spot in the 4 x 100m relay.

U17 boys: Rahim Benson won the 100m Hurdles A string, 15.6. Harry Knight, who also returned from injury, came 2nd in shot, 9.88m A string.

Other results: Knight discus third A string, 21.83m; first in hammer, 25.83m. Jamie Coe 4th A string 200m, 29.7; long jump third 4.03m; Javelin, 4.35m, third.

U17 and Senior Women: Michaela Raine ran A string 100m in fourth and added third in 300m.

Other results: Hannah Greenhalgh 100m B string, 4th; 200m A string 5th; 80m Hurdles 5th. Nicky Neil 5th, A string 400m; and first 800m. Katrina Wasteney third 400m B string; third 800m; and 5th A string 1500m. Emma Dewdney A string long jump 4th; triple jump 5th; Javelin 4th. Alison Gibson Hill 4th long jump, B string 3.01m (pb); on track debut in the 1500m, 7.01.5. Zara Koenigsberger shot 8.25m (pb), third A string; discus 4th.

Senior Men: James Greenhalgh ran as A string for his 100m, taking second spot. He added a high jump pb, 1.55m, fifth for A string; third in long jump; and top in 200m, B string.

Other results: Craig Brooks 2nd place, A string 200m; a pb of 52.4 in 400m, first; 2nd, B string for high jump. Ben Collison A string 800m, 4th; 4th again in 1500m. Matthew Bailey first place A string 110m Hurdles; 2nd B string 400m. Ian Reeve, A string triple jump; third place; third again in 1500m for B string. Adrian Coote shot A string third; discus, 2nd; hammerthird for A string; third in javelin. Aaron Raine B string 2nd 100m. Adam Dewdney a pb and first in B string long jump, 4.16m; third B string in shot. Jack Pishorn 2nd, B string for triple jump; third discus; 2nd, B string in Javelin.

In this age group the team celebrated a first place finish in the 4 x 100m relay.

The senior men have qualified for the Final in E.A.L. which will be held on September 13. They also achieved an overall first place position in their age group on Sunday, in a fantastic achievement.

WNAC would like to thank their coaches and all the Norfolk officials. The club trains at Lynnsport on Thursdays. For further details see: www.westnorfolkac.co.uk

WNAC Write Up From EAL Meeting 9/8/15 by Sharon Smalls

A stunning day of sunshine made way for a very enjoyable and successful day on Sunday,