Athletes impress at opening Cardiff Grand Prix Series

Nathan BrownA NUMBER of the region’s athletes impressed at the opening Cardiff Grand Prix Series event.

Erme Valley Harriers’ Nathan Brown was first under-20 and third overall in the men’s 600m at the indoor meet.

Brown clocked a new personal best of 1:22.99 in a quality field at the Welsh venue.

Tavistock’s Jenny Milburn also enjoyed a good run over the same distance. She was third in the quickest women’s heat and second fastest under-17 athlete overall in 1:40.37.

Her Tavistock team-mates Emma Ryder and Joely Bytheway clocked 1:45.47 and 1:47.52, respectively, while Erme Valley’s Liam Hollows ran 1:37.23 in the men’s section.

Tavistock’s Aimee-Leigh Clowes was first under-20 and second overall in the women’s high jump with a leap of 1.60m.

City of Plymouth’s Matthew Gilbert finished joint fifth in the men’s high jump with 1.75m.

In the 60m sprints, Tavistock’s Holly Kinsey clocked 8.43 seconds, City of Plymouth’s Kiah Rosenstein 8.52, Jade Kinsey (Tavistock) 8.62 and Joely Bytheway (Tavistock) 8.87.

Jade Kinsey also ran the 300m, where she finished in a time of 44.21 seconds.

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