ATHLETICS: Smart among a host of athletes claiming PBs at Exeter BMC Meeting
Athletics

ATHLETICS: Smart among a host of athletes claiming PBs at Exeter BMC Meeting

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Oliver Smart broke the two-minute barrier for the 800m for the first time on Tuesday night at the BMC Meeting at Exeter. The English Schools’ cross country champion ran 1:59.04 to finish second in the B race and fastest under-17 out of all the heats. Smart’s run came just 10 days after … Continue reading

Martin teams up with Spendolini-Sirieix to win GB their first gold medal at European Junior Champs
Aquatics

Martin teams up with Spendolini-Sirieix to win GB their first gold medal at European Junior Champs

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Emily Martin teamed up with Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix to secure Great Britain their first gold medal of the European Junior Championships in Kazan. The pair took victory in the girls’ synchronised platform final in Russia with an impressive performance. The new pair scored 278.46 points to finish more than 20 points ahead of home … Continue reading

Plymouth Leander duo excited about competing at next week’s European Junior Championships
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Plymouth Leander duo excited about competing at next week’s European Junior Championships

PLYMOUTH Leander swimmers Sophie Freeman and Honey Osrin are just days away from taking part in their biggest competition to date. The pair will represent Great Britain at the European Junior Championships in Kazan. Freeman will compete in the 50m, 100m and 200m butterfly individual events, while Osrin will swim the 100m and 200m backstroke … Continue reading

Jones and Lane scoop Plymouth Argyle Ladies’ top awards
Argyle / Football

Jones and Lane scoop Plymouth Argyle Ladies’ top awards

JESSIE JONES and Kayley Lane were award winners at Plymouth Argyle Ladies’ annual presentation evening at the Manadon Hub. Joint managers Dave Leonard and Trevor Rodd gave their player of the season award to midfielder Jones, while Lane (pictured top) scooped the players’ player of the year prize. England Under-20 international Jones’ had to wait … Continue reading

Plymouth divers look for success at European Junior Champs in Kazan
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Plymouth divers look for success at European Junior Champs in Kazan

PLYMOUTH divers Aidan Heslop, Euan McCabe and Emily Martin will be looking for international success this week when they compete at the European Junior Diving Championships in Kazan. The trio are part of an 18-strong Great Britain team that has headed to the event in Russia. They are joined by Plymouth coach Sally Freeman, who … Continue reading

Mount Kelly’s Burdisso warms up for World Champs with silver medal at Setti Colli
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Mount Kelly’s Burdisso warms up for World Champs with silver medal at Setti Colli

MOUNT Kelly College’s Federico Burdisso warmed up for next month’s World Aquatic Championships by winning a silver medal at the Setti Colli Trophy meeting in his native Italy at the weekend. The 17-year-old clocked 1:55.21 to take second behind Hungary’s European champion and world silver medallist Kristof Milak. Burdisso did beat former Olympic and world … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Bee wins South West Schools’ heptathlon title at Exeter
Athletics

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Bee wins South West Schools’ heptathlon title at Exeter

CITY of Plymouth’s Emily Bee became South West Schools’ heptathlon champion at the weekend. Bee edged out Devon rival Emily Tyrrell to take the senior girls’ title at Exeter with 4,908 points. Although she was hoping for a bigger total, the Plymouth High School pupil, in her first year in the senior girls’ category, did … Continue reading