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West Norfolk Athletic Club youngster is just champion

West Norfolk Athletic Club has produced a Quad Kids series champion in Year 6 and 7 boys athlete Charlie Broad.

Held at Alive Lynnsport, West Norfolk athletes, and champion-elect Broad in particular, came out fighting at the event which consists of four disciplines set out to test the athletic skills of our future athletes.

It was Broad’s final appearance in the Quad Kids competition as old age has caught up with him.

Quad kids. (51453966)
Quad kids. (51453966)

However, he bowed out in great style once again by storming to first place with a fantastic 241 points. (100m 15.1sec, 800m 2m.30sec, long jump 4.24m, howler throw 44.30m).

Broad was also crowned series champion having finished first at each of the four series events with a total of 723.

In the same age group, Henry Gosnell finished in a really strong third place with 206 points (100m 16.3sec, 800m 2m.47sec, long jump 3.56m, howler throw 30.40m).

Year 6&7 Girls: Evie Clayton came in tenth overall with 168 points (100m 16.8sec, 800m 2m.53sec, long jump 3.53m, Howler throw 18.39m).

Mia Lesniak finished 18th with 128 points (100m 16.2sec, 800m 3m.39sec, long jump 3.15m, howler throw 18.70m).

Evie Sooley was just behind Mia in 20th with 118 points (100m 16.50sec, 800m 3m.38sec, long jump 3.07m, howler throw 15.33m).

Year 4&5 Boys: Luke Anderson had an excellent series, just missing out on the bronze by finishing fourth.

On Sunday, Anderson finished strongly in third place with 200 points. (75m 12.2sec, 600m 2m 06sec, standing long jump 1.77m, howler throw 20.62m).

Harrison Lesniak finished ninth with 177 points. (75m 12.4sec, 600m 2m.20sec, standing long jump 1.68m, Howler throw 19.02m). Harrison was 14th across the series.

Will Gosnell was 21st with 106 points. (75m 14.7sec, 600m 2m.30sec, standing long jump 1.29m, howler throw 10.68m).

Year 4&5 girls: Myley Gilboy finished seventh with 180 points (75m 11.9sec , 600m 2m 17sec, standing long jump 1.80m, howler throw 13.71m). Across the series, she finished in ninth position.

Laila Chapman was 19th with 141 points. (75m 13.4sec, 600m 2m 29sec, Standing Long Jump 1.40m , Howler throw 17.74m).

Massive thanks goes to all the officials, volunteers, parents and athletes for making this such a wonderful event - giving the future athletes the opportunity to enjoy and compete in grassroots athletics.

Athletes contest a sprint race, middle distance race, a jump and a throw aimed to test their credentials from two school age categories between years 4-7.

Each discipline earns a point score and the combined points score gives the final overall positions on the day.

The total points from each event are calculated to give a final overall series points score.

Each athlete must have completed three of the four series events to qualify for the medal positions.

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