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Ryston Runners impress at East Anglian League fixture

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An impressive number of Ryston’s Junior athletes went to Peterborough for the latest East Anglian League fixture.

With 19 junior and six senior members, it was the biggest turnout at a league match in a long time.

Youngster Liam Clare chiselled off another 0.1 sec from the U17 100m hurdles record, reducing it to 14.6.

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He also won both the 100m and 200m with PBs of 11.7 and 23.6 respectively.

Jay Liczbinski took first in the high jump with a best of 1m65 and third place in the 100m hurdles with a new PB of 15.7s, and Miles Hovell did what he does best: throwing.

In the shot, he threw a new PB of 10m10, in the discus he threw a best of 27m64 and in the javelin set himself another PB with 33m68.

U15 girl Freya Knight finished first in the long jump with a best of 4m60, first in the high jump with PB 1m35, and a PB in the 100m, 13.8s.

U13 girl Alisha Greenwood set herself a new high jump PB of 1m10 and a new 1500m PB of 6.06.4.

In the long jump she produced a leap of 3m17, to take the B string win.

Charley Wheatley tried out 75m hurdles for the first time, coming second in 14.7s. In the 100m she ran 15.6s, and in the long jump she threw 3m58, for second.

Abi Bransgrove competed in three events for the first time. She ran 15.6s in the 100m race, 3.06.2 in the 800m and threw 9m89 in the javelin.

Evie Clayton ran a very strong 1500m and finished in 6.08.9, a new PB. She also tried the 100m (16.6) and long jump, with a best of 2m84.

Mia Hollingsworth ran a steady 800m to finish in 3.17.7 and also clocked 15.9 in the 100m.

U13 boy Seb Taylor ran a great 100m race to earn himself a new PB of 14.1s. He also finished in second place in the long jump with 4m03, and third in the javelin with a throw of 16m59.

Ethan Ward ran well in the 1500m race and also tried out the long jump and javelin, recording distances of 3m65 and 11m08 respectively.

For the U11s, Rory and Leo Wood both ran in the 600m, finishing in 2.05.2 (PB) and 2.09.2 respectively.

Thomas Simmonds also ran in the 600m, finishing in 2.01.4 and he was second in the 80m in a time of 12.9s. Simmonds took the win in the long jump with a best of 3m22.

Aidan Howard completed the U11B team. He ran a super 600m race in 2.00.0 for a PB, won the 60m with 12.7s and also tried the shot for the first time, throwing 4m69.

Under-11 Leah Beagles ran a confident 600m race to finish in 2.10.4, clocked 13.3s in the 80m, and cleared 2m45 in the long jump.

Just behind her in the 600m was Jessica Lawrence who finished in 2.12.4.

She also ran in the 80m (13.5s) and jumped 1m98 in the long jump.

Also competing in the 600m race was Poppy Hollingsworth who came in in 2.23.9. She also ran 13.8s in the 80m and jumped 2m57 in the long jump.

Also for the U11s, Ellie Bransgrove finished her 600m race in a time of 2.35.6 and also tried her hand at the long jump, putting in a best of 2m10.

For Ryston’s seniors, Emma Wood ran an 800m time of 2.39.0 and Jamie Bransgrove ran strongly to clock 2.30.0. Rob Simmonds landed a new club Masters record in the discus of 32m50.

Andy Simmonds competed in a range of events, including the 800m and the hammer. Adam Howard took a win in the B string javelin and Gareth Hunt also took top spot in the high jump, with 1m65.

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