James Arnott claims 200m victory at English Championships in Bedford

James ArnottJAMES ARNOTT continued his hot form this season with victory in the ambulant 200m at the English Athletics Senior AAA and Disability Championships.

The 18-year-old Paralympic hopeful clocked 24.00 seconds to seal his win in Bedford.

The City of Plymouth athlete had won a bronze in the 100m the day before.

His success in Bedford followed on from claiming the world under-23 title recently and a silver medal and a personal best at the Anniversary Games last weekend.

Meanwhile, Arnott’s City of Plymouth team-mate Jonathan Edwards reached the discus and hammer finals in Bedford.

The Commonwealth Games athlete finished sixth in the discus with a throw of 47.01 metres and came 11th in the hammer with 58.44m.


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