Athletics

City of Plymouth athletes among the medals at Duchy Minors Open

CITY of Plymouth’s Emily Bee warmed up for this weekend’s English Schools’ Combined Events Championships with a shot putt personal best at the Duchy Minors Open.

Bee threw 10.41m to claim victory in the under-17 competition held at Carn Brea on Sunday.

She also came second in the javelin with 29.37m.

It was a good competition for City of Plymouth athletes.

Poppy Northcott won the under-11 girls’ 600m, 150m and long jump events.

She clocked 1:54.5 for the 600m, 22.7 seconds for the 150m and leaped 3.57m in the long jump.

Rosie Northcott took second in the same long jump competition with 3.44 and also won a silver medal in the 75m with a time of 11.8 seconds.

Jed Hutchings won two events and came second in another in the boys’ 11 category.

He won the 600m in 1:49.5 and the 150m in PB time of 21.6 seconds, while coming second in the 75m in 11.00 seconds, which was another PB.

Mia O’Daly won the under-17 discus in 31.37m, she also came second in the 80m hurdles and third in the long jump.

Team-mate Noah Jones won the under-13 pole vault with 2.50m and also claimed a PB of 14.4 seconds to finish second in the 75m hurdles and also ran a PB of 31.3 in the 200m.

Full results can be found HERE.

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