Plymouth and Tavistock athletes enjoy success at South Hams Triathlon
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Plymouth and Tavistock athletes enjoy success at South Hams Triathlon

THERE was success for both Plymouth and Tavistock athletes at the South Hams Triathlon at the weekend. Plymouth Tri Club’s Fin Saunders finished third overall and first in the senior men’s category at the sprint competition held at Blackpool Sands. Saunders, who won in 2016, finished in 1:10.38, which was only beaten by Teignmouth’s Donald … Continue reading

Harris and Bee produce top-class hurdling display at Devon Schools’ Champs
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Harris and Bee produce top-class hurdling display at Devon Schools’ Champs

CITY of Plymouth’s Sammie Harris and Emily Bee enjoyed a tremendous battle at the Devon Schools’ Track and Field Championships at Exeter. The pair produced the fastest under-17 girls’ 80m hurdles race in the country this year, with Harris narrowly winning in 11.44 seconds and Bee taking second in 11.47 seconds. Those times would have … Continue reading

GALLERY: Gilby claims victory in record-breaking Plym Valley Challenge race
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GALLERY: Gilby claims victory in record-breaking Plym Valley Challenge race

JOHNNY GILBY claimed victory in the popular Plym Valley Challenge race for the second time in three years on Sunday. The Devon-based Derby AC athlete held off a strong field in the seven-mile multi-terrain race that saw a record 249 finishers. Gilby, the 2015 winner, clocked 43 minutes and 27 seconds, which was slightly off … Continue reading

Erme Valley’s Trigg earns All-American honours with top-eight finish at NCAA Champs
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Erme Valley’s Trigg earns All-American honours with top-eight finish at NCAA Champs

ERME Valley Harriers triple jumper Sam Trigg earned All-American honours by claiming a top eight finish in the NCAA Championships in Eugene overnight. The University of New Mexico student finished eighth of 24 finalists in the prestigious championships in Oregon. Trigg produced a best leap of 15.97m on his fourth jump and first in the … Continue reading

Plymouth College pentathletes Mitchell and Denton named in GB squad for European U17 Champs
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Plymouth College pentathletes Mitchell and Denton named in GB squad for European U17 Champs

PLYMOUTH College modern pentathletes Georgina Mitchell and Annabel Denton have both been confirmed in Great Britain’s squad for this year’s European Under-17 Championships. The event will be held in Pazardzhik, Bulgaria, at this end of this month. GB Pentathlon have selected eight athletes for the championships – the four top ranked girls and boys in … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Weymouth to compete in high diving event at World Champs in Budapest
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Plymouth’s Weymouth to compete in high diving event at World Champs in Budapest

OWEN WEYMOUTH will be joining fellow Plymothians Tonia Couch and Tom Daley in the Great Britain team for this summer’s World Aquatics Championships in Budapest. The 18-year-old will compete in the men’s high diving competition which will take place during the final three days of the championships (July 28-30) in Hungary. He will become the … Continue reading

Devonport Royal swimmers hoping to continue their progress this summer
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Devonport Royal swimmers hoping to continue their progress this summer

A NUMBER of Devonport Royal swimmers are looking forward to a busy summer. Harry Noble has been selected to represent a Swim England South West team at a competition in Zagreb, Croatia. He will compete in the 50m and 100m freestyle and backstroke events and will become Devonport Royal’s first swimmer to gain international experience. … Continue reading

Couch and Daley confirmed in GB squad for World Champs in Budapest
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Couch and Daley confirmed in GB squad for World Champs in Budapest

  PLYMOUTH-born divers Tonia Couch and Tom Daley have been named in Great Britain’s squad for this summer’s World Championships in Budapest. The pair will form part of a 12-strong team heading to the Hungarian capital in July. Also in the squad are former Plymouth Diving club members Dan Goodfellow and Robyn Birch, as well … Continue reading